Hyderabad : 5 persons including a Congress MLA were killed in a train collision today morning in Madakasira, Andhra Pradesh, 450 kilometers near Hyderabad, A granite-loaded truck rammed into the train at a railway crossing which led to derailing of 4 coaches of Bengaluru-Nanded Express and injuring 20 people in the mishap.
Chief Minister of AP, Chandrababu Naidu has ordered an immediate probe into the matter. He also expressed grief over the death of five, including the Congress MLA. An enquiry has been setup in fast track mode for the same and is being monitored by the District Collector under the instructions of the CM.
Congress party has expressed grief over the sad demise of their MLA Venkatesh Naik of Deodurg district in Raichur, Karnataka. Naik was also a former Lok Sabha Member of Parliament.
The injured have been rushed to immediate medical relief.