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Muzaffarnagar: Indian Railways releases emergency helpline number

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 August 2017, 22:23 IST
Muzaffarnagar: Helpline number for stranded, injured in Utkal Express derail tragedy

In a tragic incident of train derailment in Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli, Indian Railways has released helpline number.

Meerut district hospital has also opened a helpline number.

Six coaches of train went off the tracks at around 6pm injuring several.

Hospital in Meerut district has opened a helpline number: +91 94544 55183.

The train was headed from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand.

Meanwhile, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu took on Twitter and updated people with information.

"Medical vans have been rushed to the site. All efforts are being taken to ensure speedy relief and rescue operations," railway minister Suresh Prabhu tweeted.

He added, "Have instructed Chairman Rly Board, Member Traffic to oversee rescue and relief operations. I am personally monitoring situation."

Uttar Pradesh police too stepped in and shared helpline numbers on Twitter.

First published: 19 August 2017, 19:36 IST