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No Bangladeshi founds in Kanpur railway accident

There is no Bangladeshi was reportedly found among the casualties of the worst train accident held yesterday morning near at Kanpur in India, said a message received here today.

The rescue workers including the National Disaster Response Forces (NDRF) have completed a long 34 hours rescue operation at the spot till this noon.

According to the latest report confirmed by the rescue workers that at least 145 people was confirmed death and more than 200 people were injured in the worst train accident during the last six years since 2010.

Quoting Minister (press) of Bangladesh High Commission in Delhi Farid Hossain, our New Delhi correspondent said "the identities of 110 dead passengers so far have been confirmed, but there was no Bangladeshi citizen among the dead."

Even the Bangladesh High Commission is being observed the situation for round the clock after the deadliest accident, said the correspondent.

The Indore-Patna Express train fall in accident after derailment of 14 coaches at Kanpur's Pukhrayan area on Sunday morning but the authority could not identify the reason behind the accident.

It may be mentioned that in May 28, 2010, the Gyaneshwari Express derailed in West Mednipur district of West Bengal, killing at least 148 people.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)