Nearly 100 NDRF personnel rush to train derailment site

New Delhi: Nearly 100 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force have reached the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailment site in Andhra Pradesh to assist in rescue and relief operations.

Official sources said NDRF personnel will help railway authorities and the local administration in the rescue and relief operations.

“NDRD team has already reached the spot to carry out rescue and relief operations,” Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said.

Singh said the train accident in Andhra Pradesh is extremely distressing.

“Deeply pained over the loss of precious lives. My condolences to the bereaved families,” he said

At least 32 people lost their lives in the derailment at Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district last nigh