23 people lost their lives, while at least 97 passengers were injured after the high-speed Utkal Express jumped the rails.
The Union railway ministry said in a release early this morning that 21 people were killed and 97 injured, 26 of them grievously, in the derailment yesterday.
Fourteen coaches of a high-speed Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express in UP's Muzzafarnagar jumped the rails on Saturday evening claiming at least 21 lives and leaving over 97 injured.
Fourteen coaches of a high-speed Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express jumped the rails on Saturday evening, claiming at least 21 lives and leaving a large number of passengers injured.
Ram Prakash, who was travelling in the S7 coach, told ANI that after the accident passengers of the train started rescuing other injured passengers.