Amritsar train mishap, Protestors hurl stones at residences of organizers

train accident claimed as many as 61 people.

Protestors threw stones at the residences of the organisers of the Dussehra event in Amritsar.

The train accident claimed as many as 61 people.

It need be mentioned that the organisers, local councillor Vijay Madan and her son Sourabh Madan Mithu, are missing.

As per the first information report filed by the Government Railway Police (GRP), it names no one and is against unidentified people on the grounds that the accused in the case were yet to be identified.

Angry locals who have been on a sit-in since yesterday near the rail tracks where the accident took place were cleared by the police today.


The train driver has not been arrested because he was not named in the complaint, an officer said.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who visited the accident site Saturday, has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident.

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