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How much compensation will the victims of the train accident get?

A train accident has happened near the Bihar-Bengal border. In New Jalpaiguri, a freight train coming at high speed hit the Kanchenjunga Express train from behind. In this accident, three bogies behind the train have been badly damaged. It is being told that so far 15 passengers have also died in the accident. At the same time, news has come out that 60 people have been injured.

How much compensation will be given?

In the rail accident in West Bengal, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that the ex-gratia amount given to the victims of the accident has been increased. In this, the families of the deceased will be given Rs 10 lakh each, the seriously injured will be given Rs 2.5 lakh each and those who are slightly injured will be given Rs 50,000 each.

Bogies jumped several feet in the air

According to the information, two passenger bogies and one parcel bogie have been damaged in the accident. All government and private hospitals at the site of the incident have been put on alert. Due to the collision, the train bogies jumped several feet in the air after which there was chaos at the accident spot.