ATS sent there as a precautionary measure, no confirmation of terrorism angle, confirms Anil Saxena of the Indian Railways. MoS for Railways, Manoj Sinha to visit the accident site with seniors officers.
Around 9 PAC Companies issued orders to immediately reach Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar to extend help in Relief and Rescue operations.First NDRF team with 44 rescuers & 2 search dogs to reach derailment site in Muzaffarnagar’s Khatauli.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered inquiry to ascertain the cause. Strict action will be taken against any lapse. Railway Minister announces ex gratia of 3.5 Lakh for those who lost their lives, Rs.50 thousand for seriously injured. Rs 25 thousand ex gratia for people with minor injuries in Muzaffarnagar train derailment