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New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Wednesday said insurance companies had technically approved payouts to kin of five passengers of the Indore-Rajendra Nagar Express, who opted for optional travel insurance scheme while booking e-tickets.

A total of 209 passengers had opted for travel insurance while bookings tickets for the train that derailed near Pukhrayan in Kanpur on November 20.

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The corporation said efforts were on for speedy settlement of remaining cases.

“For the seven injury and hospitalisation cases, insurance companies are getting in touch with passengers and their families; a few of these cases are for cashless hospitalisations or through TPA (Third Party Administrator). The number of cases involving minor injuries is eight,” the IRCTC statement said.

First Published | 30 November 2016 10:24 PM
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