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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Tragic Odisha Triple Train Crash Claims 261 Lives, Investigation Underway

The devastating triple train crash in Odisha has now claimed the lives of 261 individuals, according to a statement by Aditya Kumar Chaudhary, spokesperson for the South Eastern Railway. As the news of this heartbreaking tragedy unfolds, it has been revealed that an additional 650 injured passengers are currently receiving treatment at various hospitals across Odisha.

In response to the calamity, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw visited the site of the accident to assess the situation firsthand. Expressing deep condolences to the affected families, he emphasized the need for a thorough investigation into the incident.

Consequently, a high-level committee has been promptly established to probe the circumstances surrounding the triple train crash. This committee will diligently examine the factors leading to the tragic event, shedding light on any lapses or contributing elements.

As the nation grapples with the magnitude of the loss, the Railways Ministry remains resolute in its commitment to uncovering the truth and ensuring that justice is served. The formation of the high-level committee signifies a crucial step towards obtaining comprehensive insights into the incident, enabling authorities to implement necessary measures to prevent such tragedies in the future.

In these difficult times, the thoughts and prayers of the nation are with the families and loved ones of those affected by this devastating accident. The Railway Ministry, in collaboration with relevant authorities, is leaving no stone unturned in its pursuit of answers and measures to enhance passenger safety.

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