At least 90 labourers were deputed in shifts to complete the restoration work and 10 personnel supervised the task. All measures were taken to ensure smooth movement of trains, the official said.
As a result, 13 people fell around 20 feet down on the railway track, an official of the Government Railway Police (GRP) had said. One of the victims died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital, it was stated.
Adityanath expressed grief over the deaths and directed the concerned district magistrates to immediately provide Rs 4 lakh each to the victims’ families, the statement said.