PM directs Mukul Roy to visit derailment site in Assam

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday directed Minister of State for Railways Mukul Roy to visit the site of a train derailment in Rangia in Assam following a blast in which at least 50 passengers were injured.

The direction came a day after the blast that took place near Rangia in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district last evening, PMO sources said.

At least 50 passengers were injured as six coaches of Guwahati-Puri Express derailed following the blast

The Prime Minister holds the portfolio of Railways in absence of a cabinet minister.