Rae Bareli, Oct 10 (IENews) The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced a Rs 2 lakh compensation to the family of the passengers killed in Farraka express derailment.
The incident occurred at Harchandpur railway station at 0630 hrs this morning, in which six passengers were killed and 35 others injured.
The CM has also announced Rs 50,000 compensation for the critically injured.
Lucknow-Rae Bareli rail route was disrupted, while several trains were cancelled or diverted.
Railways has also announced several helpline numbers: Varanasi 0542-2503814, Lucknow 9794830975, 794830973 Pratapgarh 05342-220492 Rae-Bareli 0535-2213154.