UP CM announces financial help for injured in train accident
Lucknow: Expressing sadness over the train mishap in Mahoba district, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday announced financial assistance of Rs 50 thousand each to those seriously injured and Rs 25 thousand each for those with minor injuries.
He also directed officials to ensure proper and prompt treatment for the injured.
While the union railway ministry would get the accident probed, the Chief Minister, especially in view of similar suspected rail accidents in the past, has directed the principal secretary (home) and the DGP to ascertain the reasons.
A tragic incident took place when at least eight coaches of the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakoshal Express derailed near the Mahoba Station in Uttar Pradesh, injuring as many as 38 passengers.