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Nod to insurance payouts to kin of Kanpur rail accident victims

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The (IRCTC) on Wednesday said companies had technically approved payouts to kin of five passengers of the Indore-Rajendra Nagar Express, who opted for optional travel scheme while booking e-tickets.

A total of 209 passengers had opted for travel while bookings tickets for the train that derailed near Pukhrayan in on November 20.

The corporation said efforts were on for speedy settlement of remaining cases.

"For the seven injury and hospitalisation cases, insurance companies are getting in touch with passengers and their families; a few of these cases are for cashless hospitalisations or through TPA (Third Party Administrator). The number of cases involving minor injuries is eight," the IRCTC statement said.



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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 21:36 IST