Safety Commissioner concludes inquiry into train accident

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Hyderabad, Aug 4 (UNI) Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety RP Agarwal today concluded a two-day statutory-inquiry into the fire accident in Goutami express train between Kesamudram and Tadlapusalapalli stations in Warangal district, which claimed 31 lives on August 1.

The passengers who were in the train, when the incident occurred, explained to the Commissioner the tragedy at Warangal railway station.

Mr Agarwal would conduct the inquiry in connection with the train accident at Secunderabad Railway station tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the Forensic experts were conducting DNA tests to identify the victims who were reduced to ashes in the tragic in the incident. The Experts said it was very difficult to identify the victims if there was no availability of bone marrow and live cell from the flesh.

The mortal remains of 29 victims were recovered from the coaches.

The total number of deaths in the incident was 31 with the two women bodies has already been handed over to their relatives.

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