Published On : Mon, Aug 24th, 2015

Sonia, Rahul condole lives lost in Bangaluru-Nanded Exp mishap

Sonia Rahul
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed anguish over the Bangaluru-Nanded Express train accident that killed six persons including a party MLA from Karnataka.

Extending her condolences to the families of the deceased, Sonia hoped that adequate relief and rescue work was being undertaken. She also sent her deep condolences to the family of Congress MLA Venkatesh Naik, who was killed in the mishap.

“Very sad to hear about the tragic accident of the Bangalore-Nanded express. My deepest condolences to the families of the victims.”

“My condolences also to the family of Congress MLA Shri Venkatesh Naik who lost his life in this accident”, Rahul tweeted.


Five persons, including Naik were killed and two others injured when a trolley carrying granite hit the train in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh early today.