Kanpur: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu visited the accident spot where 14 coaches of Patna-Indore Express was derailed in wee hours of Sunday.
Prabhu said that government’s priority was to rescue and provide relief to people injured and open the Kanpur-Jhansi track for smooth commuting of trains.
Prabhu also said that a high level commission has been constituted and it has started investigation into the accident.
MR @sureshpprabhu personally monitoring all relief actions. Has expressed deepest condolences on this tragic incident.
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) November 20, 2016
Suresh Prabhu also visited mortuary in Akbarpur. He met state official and instructed them for early identification of all dead bodies.