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Bihar train accident | Delhi-Kamakhya North East Express incident | kills 6 | more than 100 injured

The Delhi-Kamakhya North East Express got six coaches derailed near Raghunathpur stop in the Buxar district of Bihar.

A railway official was quoted by The Hindustan Times saying that more than 12 coaches of the Delhi-Kamakhya North East Express derailed near Raghunathpur station in Bihar’s Buxar district on Wednesday night.
The incident occurred in the Buxar area.
The following are the recent updates:

** According to The Hindustan Times, which cited Bhojpur SP Pramod Kumar as their source, six people were killed in the accident. HT cited sources from the railway industry to claim that in the meantime, about one hundred persons have been injured and more than twelve bogies have been derailed. It has been requested that hospitals in Ara, Buxar, and Patna, especially PMCH, AIIMS, and IGIMS in the city of Patna, keep beds available for those who have been harmed.
**Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced
According to an official statement issued by the Bihar Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced that an ex-gratia payment of 4 Lakh will be made to the family of each person who passed away as a result of the derailment of 21 carriages of the North East Express train in Buxar last night.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw says…
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stated on X Will find the root cause of derailment. he offered sorrow for the loss of lives and claimed he will find out what caused the derailment. According to the minister, all of the rescue and evacuation operations have been finished, and all of the coaches have been inspected.
“Rescue operation is currently underway at the Buxar derailment site on a war footing.” Residents in the area, as well as members of the NDRF, SDRF, district administration, and railway officials, are all working together as one cohesive unit. The injured were taken to the hospital. “War room operating,” Vaishnaw wrote on Twitter.
4. On Wednesday at 7:40 a.m., the 23-coach 12506 North East Express left the Anand Vihar terminal in Delhi to begin its roughly 33-hour journey to Kamakhya, which is approximately six kilometers distant from Guwahati.

** “The train was coming at a normal speed but suddenly we heard a loud sound and a plume of smoke rose out of the train,” the passenger said. We made haste to find out what had transpired. According to Hari Pathak, a resident of the neighborhood, “We saw that the train had derailed, and the AC coaches were the most damaged.”

** According to Jagdishpur SDPO Rajiv Chandra Singh, the accident caused damage to electric cables and poles as well as rail tracks. He explained that there were fewer casualties as a result of the fact that none of the coaches rolled over despite the fact that several of them lost their equilibrium and fell. “The technical team can give the details of the cause (of the accident),” he said additionally.

The train had just left the Buxar station and was on its way to the Ara station when the tragedy occurred, according to Birendra Kumar, the Chief Public Relations Officer of the East Central Railway zone, who spoke to PTI about the incident. “The derailment took place near Raghunathpur station where the train does not have a scheduled stoppage,” added the spokesperson.
The Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma on the accident
**The Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, posted the following message on Twitter: “I have received the news about the derailment of North East Express 12506 – from Anand Vihar to Kamakhya. We are keeping a close eye on the issue and are making efforts to get in touch with the relevant authorities and other organizations.
Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi yadav said
In a statement, the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, said that the departments of disaster management and health have been requested to take immediate efforts to guarantee that as many people as possible receive relief as quickly as possible. This request was included in the statement. “I have also spoken to the district magistrates of Buxar and Bhojpur, which is where Ara’s headquarters are located, and given them instructions to reach the spot as soon as possible and speed up relief activities. Both the Sub-Divisional Hospital in Jagdishpur and the Shahpur Hospital in the District of Bhojpur have medical officials and other health workers on hand who are prepared to assist with rescue and relief efforts. In addition, ambulances from the districts of Rohtas, Buxar, and Bhojpur have been dispatched to the scene, said Yadav.

According to a railways official who was cited by PTI, steps have been taken to ensure that passengers on the wrecked train will be transported to the locations where they were originally scheduled to go. Deepak Kumar, an inspector with the Railway Police Force, informed reporters, “Medical teams have been sent to the spot,” and he added, “We have sent rescue and medical teams to the spot.” Additionally, passenger hotline numbers for times of emergency have been provided by the railways.
Hotlines for support
These are 9771449971 for Patna, 8905697493 for Danapur, 8306182542 for Ara, and 7759070004 for Patna and Ara respectively.

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