Most died of existing illness: Railways on death of migrants in trains
New Delhi: Railways have been running Shramik special trains since May 1 to take the trapped laborers to their destination due to the lockdown. At the same time, nine passengers have died within just 48 hours while traveling by these Shramik Special trains. In such a situation, the statement of the railways has come out that those who are already struggling with any health related problem, then they should not travel by railway.
Indian Railways on Friday appealed to people not to travel by train if they are already suffering from some disease or are not in good health, after nine deaths occurred in Shramik special trains. On May 27, at least nine passengers died in a labor train within 48 hours. Railway says that all these were not in good health.
श्रमिक विशेष ट्रेनों में यात्रा करने वाले यात्रियों की सुरक्षा के मद्देनजर रेल मंत्रालय की एक महत्वपूर्ण अपील।
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— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) May 29, 2020
The Railway Ministry said that it has been observed that some people who are availing this service are already suffering from some kind of health related problem. This corona virus further increases the risk they are exposed to during the pandemic. Some people died during the trip, their health was already poor.
The Ministry says that the family of Railways is working 24 hours and seven days so that every passenger journey can be provided with rail facilities. We want to help all passengers in this matter. Ministry said that in case of any crisis or emergency, do not hesitate to reach out to the railway family. We will help you as always.