Ram Nath Kovind condolence over the lives lost in the Utkal Express

Vastavam web: President Ram Nath Kovind has written to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik expressing condolence over the lives lost in the Utkal Express derailment near Khautali in Muzaffarnagar district.Thirteen out of 23 coaches of the Utkal Express had derailed, with one of them crashing into a house adjacent to the track near Khatauli yesterday evening. Twenty-two people were killed and over 150 injured, 26 of them grievously, officials said.”I understand both the state government and the railway authorities are providing all possible assistance to the bereaved families as well as the best of medical attention to the injured. Please convey my heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased. I wish speedy recovery to all the injured persons,” the letter read.