Funerals hold for 24 children in India propagandize train plunge

Indian kin of train collision victims cry as a bodies (not pictured) are carried to a funeralImage copyright
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Some families have mislaid some-more than one child

A mass wake has been hold for 24 propagandize children who died when a propagandize train fell into a fill in a alpine segment of India on Monday evening.

Tearful kin placed wreaths on a bodies forward of a cremation, while some mourners asked: “What wrong have these children done?”

Most of those who died were younger than 10 years old, while a train motorist and dual teachers were also killed.

The occurrence occurred in a northern state of Himachal Pradesh.

Road accidents are common in India, mostly due to bad pushing or badly confirmed roads and vehicles.

The reasons behind a collision are not nonetheless clear, according to an central statement.

Monday’s accident, that occurred about 325km (200 miles) from a state capital, Shimla, concerned a train transporting some 40 students from Wazir Ram Singh Pathania Memorial propagandize in Nurpur in a country’s Kangra district.

Most of a victims came from dual villages in a state, with a series of families losing some-more than one child.


‘Even a policemen were crying’

Sarabjit Dhaliwal, BBC Punjabi

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Mourners had come in vast numbers – not only from a villages a immature victims belonged to, though also from adjoining towns and villages that were all in grieving.

Not a dry eye was evident, with even a policemen who had been deployed for confidence struggling to keep their restraint as a bodies were brought out for a final rites.

The families were understandably inconsolable. Suraksha Devi, who mislaid 4 of her grandchildren in a accident, pronounced that all she had left of them were photographs.

“What wrong have these children done?” some villagers asked loudly. Others pronounced that they would never be means to get over a incident, generally as a collision had happened so tighten to a categorical opening of a village.

“It will be a consistent sign of what we have lost,” one of them said.


Eyewitnesses pronounced a car skidded as it incited a dilemma and left a alpine road, India’s ANI news group reported.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bureau tweeted that Mr Modi was “anguished” over a news of a deaths.

“My prayers and oneness with those who mislaid their nearby and dear ones in a accident,” he is quoted as observant in a tweet.

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