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Vice President condoles the loss of lives in UP Train Accident

Posted On: 21 AUG 2017 2:14PM by PIB Delhi
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has condoled the loss of lives in the derailment of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express at Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. In a message, he conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
 
Following is the text of Vice President's message:
 
"I am deeply grieved by the loss of lives in the derailment of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express at Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. My thoughts are with the families of the bereaved.
 
I understand both the Railway authorities and the Uttar Pradesh government are providing all possible assistance to the bereaved families as well as the best of medical attention to the injured.
 
I join the people of the country in conveying my heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and wish speedy recovery to the injured persons.”
 
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