Daily Editorial Cloze Test Quiz – 41

Editorial Cloze Test Quiz

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu took several Rail Bhawan mandarins to task within hours of the latest tragedy on the tracks. Thirteen coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express derailed at Khatauli, near Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, _____(1)______at least 23 people. A portion of the track had been disjointed and was being welded in order to be put back in place as part of ‘routine maintenance’. But no one bothered to put a traffic blockade in place, as required, and the welding could not be _______(2)_______before the train passed through. A probe by the Commissioner of Railway Safety may ______(3)______whether this was a systemic communication failure or an instance of a casual approach to a task that needed to be done but could have waited if traffic blocks were not feasible that day. Reposing confidence in the inquiry process may appear difficult as the CRS is yet to conclude its investigation into one of the deadliest railway mishaps in the past decade: the Indore-Patna Express ______(4)______near Kanpur last November, that killed 152 passengers. That process may have been muddied by suggestions of sabotage, from the highest levels of government, and accountability is yet to be fixed. But in Khatauli, evidence is ______(5)_______of serious lapses, including an audio recording of railway officers conceding bungling over the maintenance work.


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