A man, injured within the practice derailment in West Bengal, was reunited along with his household in Assam on Friday with the assistance of the loudspeakers at a mosque used for namaz.
Safikul Ali, a resident of Dhula in Assam’s Darrang district, was amongst these injured within the Bikaner-Guwahati Specific practice accident within the neighbouring state’s Jalpaiguri district on Thursday.
Having narrowly escaped the accident that claimed 9 lives, Ali was present process remedy on the Tremendous Specialty Hospital in Jalpaiguri, the place Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw visited the injured on Friday.
“Whereas enquiring about Ali’s wellbeing, the minister learnt that he was unable to contact his household as neither does he nor his relations has a cell phone,” a Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) official instructed PTI.
Ali mentioned he had the cellphone variety of a neighbour, and Mr Vaishnaw instantly bought him related with that particular person, the official mentioned.
However, the neighbour couldn’t discover Ali’s household at residence, nor did a postman organized by the Minister may monitor them down, he added.
After efforts to contact the household failed, an announcement was created from the village mosque by means of the loudspeakers used for namaaz, the official mentioned.
After this, the household learnt about Ali’s situation and bought in contact with the railway authorities. Ali’s elder brother is now on the best way to Jalpaiguri, he added.
At the very least 9 individuals had been killed and 36 others injured when 12 coaches of the practice derailed close to Domohani in Jalpaiguri district on Thursday.