Twin Train Tragedy: Railway Ministry rules out ‘Human Error’

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Bhopal: Dismissing reports of negligence behind the Madhya Pradesh twin train derailment, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said the tragedy occurred due to natural reasons rather than human error."This is a very sad incident. I believe that this happened because of natural reasons and not because of human error. Wherever there is black cotton soil, there is bound to be soil erosion. Railway is serious about safety, and we constantly monitor our tracks," Sinha told media persons On the other hand, suresh Prabhu has made a statement in the Rajya Sabha saying that the fearful accident accident is said to have taken place due to incessant rainfall.

"I dismiss the reports that it happened due to negligence," he added. At least 30 people have died after two passenger trains, Kamayani Express and Janata Express, derailed within minutes of each other while crossing flooded tracks in Madhya Pradesh last night. Several NDRF teams have been rushed to the site of the derailment to carry out relief and rescue operations.