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Andhra's Hirakhand Express derailed killing 39, injuring 60
In one of the major railway accidents of the country, Odisha-bound Hirakhand Express derailed on Saturday night in Kuneru of Komarada mandal, Andhra Pradesh, killing 36 and injuring 60. (Photo: PN Murthy)
In one of the major railway accidents of the country, Odisha-bound Hirakhand Express derailed on Saturday night in Kuneru of Komarada mandal, Andhra Pradesh, killing 36 and injuring 60. (Photo: PN Murthy)
As many as 60 injured passengers have been admitted in hospitals in Visakhapatnam and Parvatiparam in Andhra Pradesh and Rayagada in Odisha. (Photo: PN Murthy)
As many as 60 injured passengers have been admitted in hospitals in Visakhapatnam and Parvatiparam in Andhra Pradesh and Rayagada in Odisha. (Photo: PN Murthy)
 Dead bodies were buried amid the remains of crashed bogies of Hirakhand express. (Photo: PN Murthy)
Dead bodies were buried amid the remains of crashed bogies of Hirakhand express. (Photo: PN Murthy)
Nearly 100 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force had reached the
Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailment site. In the photo, the rescue teams retrieve the dead bodies from the train on Sunday afternoon. (Photo: PN Murthy)
Nearly 100 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force had reached the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailment site. In the photo, the rescue teams retrieve the dead bodies from the train on Sunday afternoon. (Photo: PN Murthy)
Nine coaches of the 22-coach Hirakhand Express were seriously damaged when the train at about 11 pm on Saturday got derailed and hit a stationary goods train standing on the adjacent track. (Photo: PN Murthy)
Nine coaches of the 22-coach Hirakhand Express were seriously damaged when the train at about 11 pm on Saturday got derailed and hit a stationary goods train standing on the adjacent track. (Photo: PN Murthy)
Relatives of the deceased weep outside the Rayagada District Headquarters Government Hospital on Sunday.  (Photo: Murali Krishna)
Relatives of the deceased weep outside the Rayagada District Headquarters Government Hospital on Sunday. (Photo: Murali Krishna)
Railway Minister Prabhu announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the next of the kin of the each deceased and Rs 50,000 and Rs 25,000 each respectively for seriously and partially injured persons. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu also announced a compensation to the families of the deceased from the state. (Photo: Murali Krishna)
Railway Minister Prabhu announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the next of the kin of the each deceased and Rs 50,000 and Rs 25,000 each respectively for seriously and partially injured persons. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu also announced a compensation to the families of the deceased from the state. (Photo: Murali Krishna)
Injured being treated at Rayagada District Headquarters Government Hospital on Sunday. (Photo: Murali Krishna)
Injured being treated at Rayagada District Headquarters Government Hospital on Sunday. (Photo: Murali Krishna)
Officials have been investigating whether Maoist rebels had tampered with the track. Rescuers even tried to cut open the coaches, to carry out their rescue operations.
Officials have been investigating whether Maoist rebels had tampered with the track. Rescuers even tried to cut open the coaches, to carry out their rescue operations.
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