However, the Bihar police and administration ruled out sabotage. "It is hardly 3 km away from the town area...it is a very busy track. So it really doesn't suit for a sabotage thing," Kundan Kumar, Chapra's District Magistrate.
The ministry has announced a compensation of Rs. 2 Lakh to the kins of those who lost their lives, while people with serious injuries will receive Rs. 1 Lakh and Rs 20,000 for those who suffered minor injuries.
An extensive rescue operation is on and senior officials of East Central Railway along with the railways doctors have reached the spot of the accident. Meanwhile, a relief train has been also sent to take the passengers to take nearby station, so that they can reach their destinations.
per the latest reports coming in, around three timer bombs are said to be found 25 km from the accident spot, where the train derailed.
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