Deadly train crash in India causes death of many

(MENAFN) Rescuers are still on the lookout for survivors after the terrible triple train crash in India’s eastern district of Odisha, which has become the country`s most fatal rail catastrophe in more than 25 years.

The amount of deaths had reached 288 by Saturday morning, Sudhanshu Sarangi, director general of the Odisha state fire sector, informed AFP. The representative also stated that over 850 people were wounded.

Saturday has been named a day of mourning in the district of Odisha, situated in the eastern part of the nation, on the Bay of Bengal.

The catastrophe happened on Friday evening at a station in the town of Balasore. A passenger train collapsed with a cargo train, resulting in up to 12 freight vehicles to fall onto the contrary track. briefly after the incident, another passenger train crashed with the freight cars and also went off track, based on the Indian Railways representative Amitabh Sharma.


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