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More than 50 passengers who received injuries in the Muzaffarnagar train accident have been discharged from hospitals while 102 others are still receiving treatment, the Uttar Pradesh government said on Sunday.
"Today more than 50 passengers, who had received minor injuries, were sent to their homes after treatment. The government is extending all possible help to the stranded passengers so that they could reach their destination," UP Cabinet minister Satish Mahana told PTI.
Mahana said he had reached the accident site around 10.00 pm on Saturday.
"Nearly 102 passengers are still receiving treatment in government and private hospitals in Muzaffarnagar and Meerut. Free medicine is being provided to them," he said.
The state government was also providing food and accommodation to passengers' relatives who are reaching Muzaffarnagar, he said.
The CM also spoke with the Muzaffarnagar district magistrate and instructed him to ensure all possible relief, an official spokesperson had said.
"Four NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) teams were also rushed there — three teams from Ghaziabad and one from Delhi. Besides, 35 ambulances, bread and butter, 1,000 food packets, additional private and UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) buses were arranged. Volunteers were mobilised from adjoining Meerut," the spokesperson had said on Saturday.