Two days have passed since the tragic train mishap at Korei station in Jajpur district. The question that still haunts everyone is what led to such a shocking incident where eight mid wagons of a goods train derailed and dashed into the station premises, killing three on the spot.
According to experts, had the goods train had the centre buffer coupling system, the tragedy could have been averted.
As per ECoR sources, train operations resumed soon after completion of the restoration works of the affected railway section following the rescue and relief operations.
Three persons were killed after eight wagons of a goods train derailed and rammed into the passenger waiting hall at the Korei station on Bhadrak-Kapilas Road Railway section under Khordha Road Railway Division today.
Little did the family know, even with the advent of modern medical science which could have easily treated the benign tumour, Kandhei’s time was up and she would suffer such a tragic death.
At least three persons were killed after eight wagons of a goods train derailed at Korai station in Bhadrak-Kapilas Road railway section under Khurda Road
At least two people were reported dead while several others injured after eight wagons of the goods train derailed and crashed into the passenger waiting room this morning.
It is feared that many more people may have been trapped under the mangled wagons and debris. The identities of the deceased and injured are yet to be ascertained. While the ECoR has confirmed two deaths, the casualties may increase.
As many as five coaches of Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derail in Jeypore on Monday afternoon.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has put the number of the wounded at 50, Xinhua news agency reported.
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“As per routine, trains are taken to the washing line after the passengers finally deboard the train at the last stoppage,” said the Public Relations Officer of Sambalpur Railway Division.
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A man accidentally slipped between the platform and train tracks while trying to board a running train.
Meanwhile, train services under the Ranchi-Rourkela railway division have been affected leading to the cancellation and diversion of routes of many trains.
A 108 ambulance crew had a narrow escape after an Intercity Express train rammed into the vehicle at the Palasa railway station in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh late last night.
Durg-Udhampur Express catches fire near Hetampur Railway Station in Madhya Pradesh; no casualties reported.
CCTV visuals show a woman being saved from a train mishap by alert co-passengers while she was trying to board a moving train in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Tuesday (Aug 17).
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