Railways suspended two officials on derailment of Farraka Express

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Railways suspended two officials on Thursday ,over the derailment of the New Farakka Express.

The officials reported, that the signal inspector, and the electrical signal maintainer were suspended to facilitate the probe.

"The indications are that, the cause of the accident was at first place, wrong signalling. We have suspended the two ,on the recommendation of the chief commissioner railway safety, to ensure that no evidence is tampered with," a senior official of the railways said.

Five people died and at least 30 were injured ,when the New Farakka Express derailed near Rae Bareilly on Wednesday.

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