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Kanchenjungha Train Accident: A major train accident has happened in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal today. In which a freight train hit the Kanchenjunga Express train. So far 10 people have died in this tragedy. While more than 25 people have been injured. Now Congress leader Pawan Khera has targeted the central government regarding this.

Pawan Khera said that this incident once again reminds us of tragedies like the Coromandel Express. Running one Vande train in India will not improve the condition of the rest of the railways. He also took a dig at Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav for reaching the accident site.

Earlier he used to resign over the railway accident

Pawan Khera said that Ashwini Vaishnav has done a great service to the country. At one time the minister would have resigned but he is also being praised for reaching the spot.

Congress posted on social media platform X and wrote that the news of the death of many passengers in a train accident in West Bengal is sad. The condolences of the Congress family are with the bereaved family. We wish that the injured recover soon.

10 people died in the train accident

So far 10 people have died and about 25 people have been injured in the collision between the goods train and the Sealdah-bound Kanchenjunga Express. The accident took place about seven kilometers away from Jalpaiguri station in North Bengal.

Relief amount for victims increased: Railway Minister

On the train accident in West Bengal, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that the amount of assistance given to the victims of the accident has been increased. In which Rs 10 lakh each will be given to the families of the deceased, Rs 2.5 lakh to the seriously injured and Rs 50 thousand to those who have suffered minor injuries. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the family of each deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured.