More than 230 people have been killed and 900 injured in a tragic three-train crash in India’s state of Odisha. The accident occurred in the early morning hours, leaving mangled bogies on the tracks and sparking a desperate search for survivors. Rescue operations are currently underway as authorities work to assess the damage and provide medical assistance to those affected.
The incident has been declared a train tragedy, with the Indian government announcing its intention to provide support and aid to the victims and their families. The cause of the crash has yet to be determined, although an initial investigation suggests that it may have been caused by a signaling error.
The crash is the worst train disaster in India in recent years, and has prompted calls for increased investment in safety measures and infrastructure upgrades. Commenting on the incident, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, said: “Railways are a lifeline of the nation, and their safety is of utmost importance. We cannot allow such accidents to happen again.”
The news of the tragic train crash has been met with shock and sadness across India and the world. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families, and we stand in solidarity with those affected by this terrible tragedy.