Major emergency with deaths and more than 100 hurt in train derailment in India

Ten people have been killed at least 100 people are feared to have been injured after a train derailed in India after colliding with a goods train in Odisha’s Balasore. The accident reportedly occurred near Bahanaga station in Balasore on Friday evening.

Following the incident, rescue operations have been launched and the injured are being moved to Balasore hospital. 

The Special Relief Commissioner’s office in Odisha said in a statement: “Teams have left for the spot for search and rescue operation.

“Collector Balasore has also been directed to reach the spot to make all necessary arrangements and intimate the SRC if any additional help is required from the state level.”

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