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List of deceased in Hirakhand Express derailment

The impact was severe in compartments S8 and S9 of the train which fell on a goods train passing by on the parallel track.

Published: 22nd January 2017 12:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd January 2017 12:05 PM   |  A+A-

Hirakhand Express derailment site at Kuneru Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh. | ANI

The toll in the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express that derailed in Andhra Pradesh has reportedly climbed to 32. The incident left over 100 passengers injured place after the Express train number 18448 derailed near Kuneru in Vizianagaram district of AP around midnight Saturday. The impact was severe in compartments S8 and S9 of the train which fell on a goods train passing by on the parallel track.

Here’s the list of the passengers who lost their lives in the train accident at Kuneru:

M Krishna (35),

P Srinu (25),

B Kamala (50),

Gayatri Sahu (14),

Dilip KR Routh (51),

TK Mainj (45),

P Poli (35),

Rajan Nayak (18),

Subash Ch Sahu (60),

K Revathi (16),

Tapan Kumar Pradhan (26),

Mondal Balaram,

Suba Barati Sahu,

S Renuka,

Vishnu Prasad Sahu,

Somu Annamma,

Jasodha Pandit,

Ram Prasad Pandit

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an inquiry into the mishap and announced ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the kin of the deceased.

(More details awaited.)



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