Kushinagar Accident: At least 13 Children were dead and eight more injured after a speeding train crashed into the school at an unmanned railway crossing at Kushinagar, Uttarpradesh. Around 7 am the Divine Public School van carrying 25 students passed through the crossing and reportedly stalled on the tracks when it was hit by Thawe-Kapatanganj passenger train.
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According to reports, nearly 13 children were dead, and seven children were critically injured. The wounded children and the staff were taken to the hospital. According to some tv reports, the driver couldn’t hear the sound of the passenger train as he had earphones plugged in a while driving the vehicle.
Yogi Adityanath, Cheif Minister of Uttar Pradesh, announced an ex-gratia of ₹2 lakh to the deceased’s family. The spokesperson in New Delhi said, “It was an unmanned level crossing gate at Behpurva, with Gate Mitra deployed there. He tried to stop, but the unfortunate incident happened at unmanned gate 45 near Dudhi station in Banaras division.”
I have asked senior officials to conduct an inquiry into the incident. Railways will provide an ex-gratia amount of Rs 2 lakh each to families of the deceased, tweets Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on #Kushinagar accident (File Pic) pic.twitter.com/MlxgMrCUtA
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 26, 2018
He also said An accident relief medical train from Gorakhpur had been dispatched to the site.
Regarding the accident, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi said “I am extremely saddened on hearing about the death of 11 school students in a collision between the school van and a train in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar. UP government and railway department will take appropriate action.”
I am extremely saddened on hearing about the death of 11 school students in a collision between a school van and a train in Uttar Pradesh's #Kushinagar . UP government and railway dept will take appropriate action: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/CEiDOukG6I
— ANI (@ANI) April 26, 2018
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