Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the derailment of the Patna-Indore Express.
Anguished beyond words on the loss of lives due to the derailing of the Patna-Indore express. My thoughts are with the bereaved families.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 20, 2016
The Prime Minister said that Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu is personally monitoring the situation.
Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident. I've spoken to @sureshpprabhu, who is personally monitoring the situation closely.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 20, 2016
At least 100 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in the derailment of the Indore-Patna Express in Kanpur dehat district in the wee hours on Sunday.