Deadly Indian Rail Crash Kills Over 300 due to Signaling System Error

Over 280 people have been reported dead following a train crash near the city of Cuttack in the east Indian state of Odisha. The incident occurred on Monday, when a train travelling from Mumbai to Bhubaneswar collided with a goods train. The crash is believed to have been caused by a signalling error, according to India’s railways minister. This marks the worst rail disaster in India for over a decade, with many questioning the safety of the country’s rail network. The incident has prompted calls for better safety measures and infrastructure upgrades, with the focus now shifting towards ensuring the safety of existing trains, instead of introducing new models. Opinions on the tragedy have also been shared across social media, with many expressing sadness and concern for the victims and families affected.