April 17, 2024



India train crash: Dozens dead after Odisha incident

Yahoo News – BBC


At least 30 people have been killed and scores of others injured after trains collided in India’s eastern Odisha state, local officials say.

Nearly 50 ambulances were sent to the scene in the Balasore district, the state’s chief secretary said.

Pradeep Jena added that two passenger trains and a goods train were involved.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was distressed by Friday evening’s incident, and his thoughts were with the bereaved families.

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