It has been a few days since the tragic Odisha train accident happened in Balasore. The massive collision of the 12841 Shalimar – MGR Chennai Central Coromandel Express with the 12864 SMVT Bengaluru–Howrah SF Express and a goods train led to passengers losing their lives, suffering injuries, and more. Over 270 passengers have died with more than 1000 suffering from non-fatal injuries. Even after a few days of continuous rescue work, not every passenger has been sent to their families.
Over 100 Unidentified Dead Bodies After Odisha Train Accident
The aftermath of the worst and scariest train accident is nothing but losses and tragedy. Post the clash on Friday evening, many injured passengers have been rescued and sent for medical treatment. Many survivors among them have also been discharged.
Rinkesh Roy, the Divisional Railway Manager of the Eastern Central Railways shared the numbers of people who lost their lives and the rest who survived. He mentioned that 278 passengers have lost their lives due to this accident. Among them, 101 dead bodies have still not been identified. Also, he added that 1100 people suffered injuries.
It pains to see how the family members of the passengers are running to different places to find their own people. Thousands of people are arriving in Odisha to look for the passengers and get an update about their health. Unfortunately, there have been many instances where people cannot even identify the dead bodies.
Further Information On The Dead Bodies:
Vijay Amrit Kulange is the Commissioner of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and he shared updates about the dead bodies of this three-train accident, according to a report by Business Today. He shared that a total of 193 dead bodies were in Bhubaneswar. People could identify 80 of them. Family members of 55 dead people took the bodies. It has been a few days since the accident and still, people are rushing to Odisha to take the bodies of their closed ones.
It is absolutely a heart-wrenching moment for the entire country. We are praying for the injured survivors and hope for their fast recovery!
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