Varanasi: Two persons traveling in Shramik special train (01770) from Mumbai were found dead after the train reached Manduadih railway station in Varanasi on Wednesday morning. The train departed from Lokmanya Terminus in Mumbai at 11pm on Monday reached Manduadih railway station with 1,124 passengers around 8 am on Wednesday.
One of them identified as Dashrath Prajapati (30), resident of Badalapur area of Jaunpur district travelling in S-15 sleeper coach with his family members, while the identity of another deceased (50) found in SLR could not be ascertained.
The Manduadih station manager Arun Kumar confirming the two deaths in train said that the GRP personnel and railway staff took the bodies out of the compartments.
Dashrath’s brother Pannalal Prajapati, who was also traveling with him, said that Dashrath was paralytic and ill. His health condition deteriorated when the train reached Allahabad station.
The spokesperson Varanasi division of North Eastern Railway (NER) Ashok Kumar said that further course of action is underway.