Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derails in Rae Bareli, five killed
Lucknow : Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express on Friday derailed at Bachhrawan in Rae Bareli
A total of two coaches went off track
Five persons lost their lives while several were injured in the accident
"Train had to stop at Bachhrawan station but driver overshot signal which resulted in derailment of engine. Senior officials have reached the spot, Suresh Prabhuji is also monitoring the situation," Anil Saxena (Rail Board PRO) said.
Rescue operation is underway in the presence of railway officials
A compensation of Rs 2,00,000 lakh has been announced for the kin of people who have died
Rs 50,000 compensation for those who got injured
The state government will do whatever is required, UP minister Manoj Pandey told reporters.