Speaking about this dreadful incident, Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge has announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakhs to the family of those who were killed and a sum of 50,000 to those who received minor injuries. The railway board has also ordered an inquiry into the incident.
Accident relief vans have been sent from Mumbai and Gujarat for relief operations, and top officials have rushed to the site to supervise the relief operations. The injured are taken to the nearby hospitals at Dahanu and Gholwad.
The Railway helpline numbers given by the Western Railways are 23011853 for Mumbai Central, 2053001 for Borivali and 241903 for Valsad.
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