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Mainaguri train accident: Mainaguri train accident due to mechanical fault

Post-mortem: After a preliminary investigation, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw claimed {that a} mechanical fault was the reason for the accident in Mainaguri. Senior railway officers are investigating. A high-level inquiry committee was arrange by Indian Railways shortly after the accident on Thursday. The committee will report after finishing the investigation. Earlier, the Railway Minister himself went to the spot to seek out out the reason for the accident. When reporters questioned him about the reason for the accident, Ashwini took half an hour to research. Throughout this time he inspected the engine of the crashed Bikaner-Guwahati Specific practice. The railway minister additionally talked to the driving force of the practice. After that he visited the railway tracks with the senior officers of the railways. Later, Ashwini Vaishnav met the journalists once more. He claimed that the accident was as a result of a sudden breakdown of part of the engine. Nonetheless, Ashwini mentioned that the small print of the accident could be revealed later by the committee of inquiry. After inspecting the accident web site this morning, he confirmed that there was no disturbance on the railway tracks.

Railway Minister Ashwini on the spot

The Railway Minister visited the accident web site and left for the hospital. The Jalpaiguri Tremendous Specialty Hospital has admitted 36 individuals injured within the practice accident. In addition to, 6 extra persons are present process remedy at North Bengal Medical School Hospital. Based on hospital sources, the situation of all of the six individuals admitted in North Bengal Medical School is crucial. The rescue operation was introduced by the Railways this morning. The 12 bogies of the Bikaner-Guwahati Specific that derailed because of the accident are being shifted to wartime operations. Gas cutters and cranes are getting used to wash the railway tracks.

Railway authorities have formally confirmed the dying of 9 individuals within the Mainagur practice accident. The variety of injured is 42. The information of the dying of 6 individuals was confirmed on Thursday. Three extra individuals have been killed thus far this morning. Railways has already introduced compensation for the casualties within the accident. 5 lakh can be given to the households of the deceased. Severely injured will get 1 lakh rupees. Rs 25,000 per head for minor accidents. The Bikaner-Guwahati Specific crashed 42 km from New Jalpaiguri station round 5 pm on Thursday. 12 coaches of Specific had been derailed

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