NEW DELHI: Indian Railways has launched helpline numbers for seeking information about the Indore-Patna express train which derailed near Kanpur around 3am on Sunday.

14 coaches of the train derailed near Pukhrayan, about 100 kms from Kanpur. 96 people have been killed in the accident and the death toll is likely to rise as the NDRF teams along with police officials are still pulling out bodies from the accident site.

Helpline numbers:

Indore: 07411072
Ujjain: 07342560906
Ratlam: 074121072
Orai: 051621072
Jhansi: 05101072
Pokhraya: 05113270239

Other helpline numbers are:
Kanpur Rural DM helpline no: 05111-271050

Magistrate Hospital duty: 9454416414
 Over 250 police officials are carrying out rescue and relief operations at the site.

The railways ministry has said that the stranded passengers are being moved from site to the Malasa station, adding that the injured passengers are being taken to the Kanpur Dehat hospital.