At least three passengers have been killed and 10 others are injured when Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express, in which they were travelling, was derailed in the wee hours of Wednesday near Chhapra in Bihar. The incident took place at 2 AM in the morning. As per the reports, 11 bogies of Train No 12236 have derailed causing several injured. More casualties are expected. The cause of accident is not yet known. More details are awaited.
Four days after the increase in train fairs has been announced by Union Government, the incident stressed the need for ‘safety’ in railways. Of late, train accidents have become regular phenomena. It’s high time government must step-in, to curb the accidents and ensure the safety, security of passengers.