The Rajya Rani Express mishap killing numerous at Dhamara Ghat hits the breaking news of the country early this morning.
The tragic accident killed at least 35 people and injured a quantity in dozens maximum of which have been the kanwarias. Being the final Monday of the auspicious month of ‘Saawan’ nowadays, as per the current news, the devotees intended to supply prayers to the renowned Katyayni Temple. The victims have been crashed under the wheels of Saharsa-Patna Rajya Rani Express at Dhamara Ghat early this morning between 8 am – 8: 30 am whilst crossing the tracks.
As per the witnesses’ reports and injured patients, the victims got alighted with yet another train when the Rajya Rani Express operating at 80km/hour came in rapidly and caught the victims leaving them vwith no time to truly escape. The tragedy occurred exactly at Dhamara Ghat which is ten km prior to the train’s subsequent halt at Mansi junction. The accidental point comes below the Samastipur division of East Central Railway whereas the train does not have a scheduled stop at Dhamara station.
Dhamara Ghat close to Indo-Nepal border attracts a huge number of devotees each year in this season for Kayayni temple.
The Additional Director Common of Police SK Bhardwaj, as per the most current news has confirmed the death of 35 Hindu pilgrims (kanwariyas) whereas the quantity is anticipated to rise with the escalating reports and detailed information which is however to come from the accident site.
The regional residents of the region busted their anger out over the incident and started hitting the station staff which led maximum of the employees to really leave their job responsibilities that time and run away. The nearby passengers about started pelting stones at Rajya Rani Express as it stopped after completing some distance followed by the accident. The express train was set on fire by the aggressive viewers and the driver of the train has been reportedly brutally beaten mercilessly. The fuming residents have also vandalized the railway station and broken the government property and have kept particular government and railway officials as their hostages.
Amitabh Prabhakar, Chief Public Relation Officer of ECR stated, “The situation was nearly out of control at the railway station followed by the mishap as several angry individuals began agitating. The railway officials are not in a position to check out the accident web site as of now which is why it is a tiny challenging to comment something. It will at least take one particular or two hours to share anything concrete for the latest news after the safety forces are mobilized to clear out the furious men and women.”
Leading railway and city administration officials reached the accident website to study the stock of the scenario. The injured victims were immediately rushed to the nearest government hospitals in Katihar and Saharsha.
The train services and the route have been temporarily suspended right after the incident till the case is resolved as reported by the railway officers. The 1st round of the inquiry more than the accident has already begun.