As the Visakhapatnam-Rayagada Passenger Special train jumped the track on Sunday evening in Andhra Pradesh, the six-year-old daughter of Dilip Kumar Patro fell from the upper berth but fortunately did not suffer any major injury. While recounting the horror of the train's collision with Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger that left 14 people dead and 50 others injured, the child’s mother thanked the Almighty for saving them.
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The vigilant loco pilots of the Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express avoided a potentially catastrophic accident, saving the high-speed train from derailing. At approximately 09:55 hrs, the train abruptly stopped in the Gangarar-Soniyana section due to a dangerous obstruction on the tracks. The incident unfolded under the jurisdiction of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) post in Bhilwara. This deliberate act of sabotage could have resulted in… read-more
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In a shocking incident, a massive fire broke out in a tourist train that was parked at the station in Madurai on August 26. As per reports, around eight people have lost their lives and around 20 people are reported injured in the incident. The injured have been taken to Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai. Firefighting and rescue operation is underway. This is a developing story, details are awaited.
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In Odisha-Balasore train crash, Biswajit (24) was declared dead, but was later found alive. Getting into details, Biswajit's father Heleram was informed about his deceased son, but he refused t accept and was stubborn with claims that his son is alive. Heleram travelled to 230-kms in an ambulance to Balasore and found his son alive in a morgue. Biswajit was immediately given medical attention, and his life was saved.
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PM Narendra Modi arrived at Odisha Balasore, where the triple train accident occurred last night. As per sources, the special chopper of PM Modi landed in Balasore, following which he went to the spot, where restoration work was being carried out. Modi also chaired a high-level meeting and discussed the damages and cost of lives. In addition, PM also visited the hospital. which is crowded with patients, and met them.
Following the devastating rail tragedy that claimed over 300 lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Odisha today, according to government sources. He will proceed to the accident scene in Balasore before going to the hospital in Cuttack, according to what they said. In order to examine the situation in relation to the rail tragedy, PM Modi has also called a meeting. Meanwhile, the death toll is constantly rising.
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Survivors of the tragic Odisha-Balasore train collision recall the moments when they felt the train derailed. Many passengers travelling in the Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express suffered brutal injuries, and witnessed blood baths, as over 240 people died in the accident, after a passenger train collided with other two trains, leading to a disastrous accident. "I was woken up when the train derailed. Some 10-15 people fell over me." said a… read-more
The Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw chaired a high-level meeting and discussed the tragic deadly Odisha Train Accident. Four tracks, three trains and a huge collision led to the killings of 239 people, and over 900 are injured. The Union Minister is going to visit the spot, in Balasore, Odisha. Furthermore, the rescue operation, which started yesterday night is underway.
The Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw reached Odisha's Shalimar Express train accident spot and inspected the situation. He also held a high-level meeting and ordered a probe into the deadly accident, which killed over 238 people and left as many as 900 injured. In addition, the Union Minister announced an… read-more
A native of Andhra Pradesh, Srikanth Degala, a 39-year-old Indian-origin man has died in the US after a passenger train struck him when he was walking on tracks in New Jersey. Getting into details, the pedestrian was hit by an Amtrak train en route to Boston from Washington, when he was walking on the tracks east of Princeton Junction. He was pronounced dead on the scene, confirmed sources.