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Yashoda Hospital doctors discharge Varun Goud

August 29, 2014 - Hyderabad

Varun Goud is one of the students severally injured in Masaipet Nanded Passenger school bus hit accident

Varun Goud who is undergoing treatment for severe injuries in Yashoda Hospital was discharged from Hospital on Thursday following he was fully medically fit.

Varun Goud was on the ventilator for the last one month following severe injuries on his head, chest and left lunges along with severe injury on his leg which was operated upon . The doctors operated on him and was fully medically fit.

It may be recalled that Nanded passenger train on July 24 hit Kakatiya Techno School bus at an unmanned level crossing at Masipeta in Medak District killing 16 persons including 14 students along with a driver and a helper. As many as 15 students were admitted into Apollo Hospital and Varun Goud was the last child who was discharged on August 28.

Men posted at unmanned level crossings (UML):
South Central Railway has posted men at 560 unmanned level crossings under its zone in the wake of the accident. The SCR General Manager PK Srivastava said on August 28 that the men provided with retro-reflective jackets and red flags will alert the road users about the approaching trains. He said that there were 640 unmanned level crossings in all its six divisions.

Compensation paid:
The State Government and Rs.2 lakhs by the Indian Railways was handed over to the victims’ families by Telangana Minister Harish Rao. The families of the injured children would also be given compensation of Rs. 1 lakh each by the State government, Rs. 1 lakh each by the Railways and another Rs. 1 lakh each under the insurance scheme, the Minister said.

Police likely to close the case:
The enquiry ordered into the incident did not fault with the SC Railway or with the Kakatiya Techno School but seems to be termed as a human error.

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