5 dead and 6 injured as passengers of overcrowded train hits track fence
The reason for dying was overcrowding of trains. (Picture: ANI)
- The incident occurred at St. Thomas Mount prepare station in Tamil Nadu
- 4 of the deceased have been recognized as Shankar, Bharati, Shiva Kumar, Naveen Kumar
- The injured at the moment are present process remedy at Royapettah Basic Hospital
5 passengers lifeless and 6 injured as passengers of an overcrowded suburban prepare hit the monitor wall alongside the St. Thomas Mount prepare station in Tamil Nadu. The incident occurred round 9 am at this time morning.
4 of the deceased have been recognized as Shankar, Bharati, Shiva Kumar, Naveen Kumar. The injured at the moment are present process remedy at Royapettah Basic Hospital.
“Ten folks hit the wall and three died on the spot. Trains do not come regularly, however at this time there was some sort of bother. Normally, one prepare comes each ten minutes, at this time just one prepare got here in an hour”, stated Satish, a passenger who helped the injured.
Two folks misplaced their lives on Monday night on the St. Thomas Mount station alongside the identical monitor. The reason for dying was the identical; overcrowding of trains. Two passengers travelling alongside the footboard of the prepare hit an iron pillar of the overbridge on the railway station.
Birender Kumar, IG Southern Railways and C Sylendra Babu, ADGP Railways arrived round 10.00 am on the St. Thomas Mount to examine the spot.
“We’ll take precautionary measures. 4 folks have died. Individuals need to restrain from overcrowding and travelling on footboard”, stated Birender Kumar, IG Southern Railways.
“We’ll examine the matter. We’ll see what engineering must be carried out. However there are different bridges and iron poles alongside the route. It isn’t potential to take away all of it”, stated C Sylendra Babu, ADGP Railways.
TN Minister Jayakumar and Well being Secretary J Radhakrishnan reaches Royapettah Basic Hospital round 11.30 am to evaluate the scenario.
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