Seven people lost their lives and several others were injured following the derailment of New Farraka Express near Raibareilly in Uttar Pradesh. The accident happened at day break. The train was coming from Malda in West Bengal to New Delhi.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed the DM, NDRF and all other police and other officials to direct rescue and relief operations.
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