Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident: Narendra Modi

Photo of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief following the train accident that took place near Kanpur in which 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore express derailed taking lives of more than 100 people.

“Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident. I’ve spoken to (Railway Minister) Suresh Prabhu, who is personally monitoring the situation closely,” Modi said in a tweet.

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“PM has asked the Railway Minister (Suresh Prabhu) to closely monitor the situation and ensure speedy relief and assistance at the spot,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in another tweet.

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