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Amritsar train accident: Navjot Singh Sidhu meets victims

Oct 20, 2018 10:05 IST
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Punjab’s Minister for Culture and Tourism, Navjot Singh Sidhu visited Guru Nanak Dev Hospital. He met the victims of the Amritsar train accident at the hospital. He was also seen interacting with the victim’s families. At least 60 people have been reported dead while 51 people have sustained injuries in the Amritsar train mishap. The incident took place after a train ran over a crowd watching Dussehra celebrations near a train track in Choura Bazar. PM Modi has approved ex-gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh for families of deceased. He also announced a compensation of Rs 50,000 for the injured.