Tragedy of trains colliding again shook the country; 15 dead, 60 injured in Darjeeling accident

By: 600011 On: Jun 17, 2024, 2:29 PM


Delhi: Death toll rises to 15 in West Bengal's Darjeeling train accident 60 people were injured in the accident. The goods train, which was going from Agartala to Kolkata, crashed into the back of the Kanchenjunga Express, which missed the signal. Goods Train Loco Pilot, Asst. It is reported that the loco pilot and the guard of the Kanchen Junga Express have died. The railway board chairperson said that the rescue operation has been completed and all those trapped between the bogies have been taken to the hospital.

Meanwhile, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, who ordered an inquiry into the incident, returned to the accident site. Prime Minister announced relief for the families of those who died in the accident. Two lakhs will be given to the families of the deceased and half a lakh to the injured from the Prime Minister's Relief Fund. Prime Minister condoled the accident.