Alia Bhatt, Swara Bhasker and other celebs express grief over the unfortunate tragedy during Dussehra celebration.
Bollywood celebrities, including Alia Bhatt, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor and Anil Kapoor, among others have expressed their grief over the Amritsar train accident.
As the train accident took place, people could not hear the noise due to the explosion from the burning firecrackers. It seems the train was a daily passenger one from Jalandhar to Amritsar. The gates of the unmanned crossing were also closed. The injured have been rushed to the hospitals of Amritsar. Around 60 people lost their lives after the train ran over people watching Dussehra celebrations near the track in Amritsar’s Choura Bazar.
Ajay Devgn was one of the first celebs to Tweet about the tragedy. He took to Twitter and wrote, "Pained to hear about the Amritsar train tragedy. Deepest condolences to the bereaved families."
Pained to hear about the Amritsar train tragedy. Deepest condolences to the bereaved families.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) October 19, 2018
Shocked & saddened to hear about the Amritsar train tragedy. It seems so unfair for a horrific accident of this magnitude amidst celebrations of Dussehra. Providence has strange ways of throwing challenges at the humankind.— Shatrughan Sinha (@ShatruganSinha) October 19, 2018
So disturbed to see the visuals of #AmritsarTrainincident 😭 have no words to express how sad is the whole incident. Mere negligence could cost so many lives. Wish it was not true. May God give strength to the families who lost their loved ones. Wish this was not true 😭— sonu sood (@SonuSood) October 19, 2018
Absolutely shocked at hearing the news of the #trainaccident in #Amritsar. I just cannot fathom how something like this could have happened. My deepest condolences to all the families that have lost their loved ones. Love and prayers 🙏🏼— Diana Penty (@DianaPenty) October 19, 2018
The #AmritsarTrainAccident is heartbreaking! Terrible terrible thing to have happened..This is just another example our extremely poor attitude towards caution and safety.. Prayers for all those suffering 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) October 20, 2018
A tragic incident that could have been avoided if only. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the families of the deceased and wishing a speedy recovery for the ones injured. #Amritsar— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) October 19, 2018
“The most painful tears are not the ones that fall from your eyes and cover your face. They are the ones that fall from your heart and cover your Soul.”#AmritsarTrainTragedy— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) October 20, 2018
Saddened to hear about the loss of life in #Amritsar. Safety in public spaces HAS TO be taken a lot more seriously. Deepest condolences to all families affected by this tragedy.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 19, 2018
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Waheguru🙏🙏 The Helpline numbers are: 01832223171, 01832564485 🙏🙏 Indian Railways issues helpline numbers for #Amritsar accident: Helpline telephone numbers at #Manawala station- Rly -73325, BSNL - 0183-2440024; Power Cabin ASR-Rly - 72820, BSNL - 0183-2402927; Vijay Sahota,SSE: 7986897301 and Vijay Patel, SSE: 7973657316
Thoughts and prayers for the victims of the tragedy in #Amritsar and for their families.. this is SO tragic!!!! Devastating news on a festive day. 😔😔🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿 #AmritsarTrainAccident Strength to and prayers for all the affected!— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) October 19, 2018
Well, all we hope is for the victims’ speedy recovery, while hoping action will be taken to ensure such accidents will be averted in the future.
Last Updated 1:25 PM IST