Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the present day visited the practice accident web site in Odisha’s Balasore. He’ll meet with injured folks at hospitals in Cuttack, his workplace tweeted. He additionally known as a high-level assembly with railway officers after 261 folks have been killed within the practice accident in Odisha final night time. Over 900 have been injured.
Three trains had collided after one of many practice’s coaches derailed in Balasore at 7 pm.
Sources mentioned PM Modi will talk about rescue, therapy and different issues over the accident involving a number of trains.
The crash concerned the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Specific, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Specific, and a items practice.
The rescue operations are on and all hospitals within the close by districts have been placed on alert.
Three NDRF items, 4 Odisha Catastrophe Speedy Motion Pressure items, over 15 hearth rescue groups, 30 docs, 200 police personnel and 60 ambulances have been mobilised to the positioning, Odisha Chief Secretary Pradeep advised NDTV.