NEW DELHI: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today expressed concern over the "rising" incidents of train accidents as she and Rahul Gandhi also condoled the loss of lives in a collision between two trains near Gorakhpur.
"Sonia Gandhi has expressed condolences at the loss of lives in the unfortunate train accident near Gorakhpur. Hoping that the injured are being provided adequate treatment and relief, Gandhi expressed concern over the rising incidents of train accidents," the party said in a statement.
In a separate statement, Rahul Gandhi expressed grief over the Krishak Express-Barauni Express collision that led to 12 deaths and resulted in injuries to several others.
"He said his thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in this terrible tragedy," the statement said.