2010 Jnaneshwari Express derailment
Derailment[change | change source]
At that time The Communist Party of India (Maoist) arranged a four-day bandh in that area. A state police stated that the track of length about 46 cm was removed by the Maoist-Naxalites. At 1:30pm Jnaneshwari Super Deluxe Express train with 13 carriages which was travelling from Howrah to Mumbai derailed.
Death[change | change source]
About 141 were reported dead in this derailment of Jnaneswari Express and 180 were reported severely injured. Compensation was announced Rs.5Lakhs for the family of the dead peoples.
References[change | change source]
- Saynab Kumar (3 November 2010). "Gyaneshwari Express Train accident 28.05.10 .exp.mp4" – via YouTube.
- "Gyaneshwari Express derails, hit by goods train in Bengal; 71 dead, 200 injured". NDTV.com.