Derailment of Unaneswari express occurred in West Bengal 28th May, 2010 JANANESHWAR 12101 Da. EXPRESS12102Up LOKMANYA TILAK(T MUMBAI HOWRH CC4T
It was disputed as to whether sabotage or a bomb caused damage on the railway track, which in turn led to a train's derailment
"We have lost Rs 5 billion because of Naxal bandhs and obstructions."
"There has been adverse impact on operations, freight loading and passenger traffic on a localised basis during bandh calls and other threats in vulnerable areas." "We have lost Rs 5 billion because of Naxal bandhs and obstructions."
The derailment occurred 90 minutes after a CPIM four-day bandh in the area began 'BLACK WEEK' 12101 DN 12102 UR CUSTOMER CARE TOLL FREE NO ORRT 4 1800 345 1500 andline & Broadband) a
The state police chief stated that Maoist Naxalites claimed responsibility for removing a 46-centimetre (18 in) length of railway track.
1 Jnaneswari Express leaves THE DEADLY DERAILMENT How it happened Howrah for Mumbai hargram Midnapore at 10.55 pm Sardi ha NH 6 AS 40d00 from WEST BENGAL Kharagpur Howrah NH 60 Kolkata 2 Train derails around 1.30 am near Sardiha due to suspected Maoist sabotage. Some bogies fall on the adjacent track A goods train coming from the opposite direction rams into the derailed bogies. Many passengers get trapped in the mangled coaches 3
00221 141 people died 180 people were injured
00221 Missing Fishplates 141 people died 180 people were injured
"A bomb blast was part of a calculated attack that caused the train to derail."
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed his grief over the loss of lives The government of West Bengal announced that they would bear the cost of treatment for the victims