VARANASI: Two persons, including a physically challenged youth, traveling in Shramik Special train (01770) from Mumbai were found dead when the train arrived at Manduadih railway station on Wednesday morning. The bodies were sent for post-mortem.
According to reports, the train started from Lokmanya Terminus in Mumbai at 11pm on Monday and reached Manduadih railway station with 1,124 passengers around 8am on Wednesday. The railway authorities were informed that two persons in different compartments were found dead. One of them identified as Dashrath Prajapati (30) was travelling in S-15 sleeper coach with his family members, while the identity of another deceased (50) is yet to be ascertained.
“We were informed about death of the two passengers in the train. The GRP and railway staff took the bodies out of the compartment,” said the station manager Arun Kumar. He added that the identity of another person, who was traveling alone in SLR, could not be ascertained so far.
Dashrath’s brother Panalal Prajapati, who was traveling with him, said that Dashrath was paralytic and ill. According to him, the condition of Dashrath deteriorated when the train reach Allahabad station. “We found no sign of life in him when the train reached Manduadih,” he said.
According to the spokesperson of NER Varanasi division Ashok Kumar, Dashrath with his family members arrived Manduadih to go to their native place in Badlapur area of Jaunpur district. Further course of action is underway.