On Friday, June 2, three trains met with an accident in Odisha’s Balasore district. About 238 passengers have died in this accident that happened in the evening. Not only this but more than 900 passengers are injured. Some passengers are seriously injured and are fighting for their lives. The injured are being treated at hospitals in Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Cuttack and Jajpur. The number of passengers who died in the accident may increase further, it is also being feared.
The bogies of the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express derailed in Balasore, Odisha on Friday evening at around 7.20 pm. The Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express was going from the side track. Significantly, the derailed coaches collided with the coaches of the Coromandel Express on the side track. The derailed bogies of the Chennai Coromandel Express then collided with a goods train on another track. Indian cricketers have shared their grief regarding this painful train accident in Balasore. He tweeted and paid tribute to the passengers who passed away in the accident.
Deeply saddened to hear about the tragic train accident involving the Coromandel Express in Odisha. Condolences to all the families who have lost their loved ones and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured passengers.
Saddened to know about the train accident between Coromandel Express and another passenger train in Odisha. Thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who lost their near and dear ones. Harbhajan has also appealed to the Government of Odisha and the Ministry of Railways to rescue the passengers as soon as possible.
I express my deepest condolences to the families of all those who lost their lives in the Odisha train accident. My prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured.
Extremely disappointed to know about this unfortunate accident in Odisha. I pray for the speedy recovery of the injured and express my deepest condolences to those who have lost their loved ones.
Saddened to hear about the tragic train accident in Odisha. My thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost their loved ones and wish the injured a speedy recovery.