Coromandel Express / PM Modi will go to Balasore, will take stock of the accident site

Zoom News : Jun 03, 2023, 01:23 PM
Coromandel Express: After the train accident in Balasore, Odisha, the rescue operation is going on on a war footing. Till now many central ministers have reached the spot and taken stock of the situation. Meanwhile, there is news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also visit Balasore in Odisha and review the rescue operation. During this, PM Modi will also meet the relatives of the dead and injured. Apart from this, PM Modi will also visit the hospital in Cuttack. Earlier, PM Modi has held a review meeting on this in which he was informed about the entire situation. Here he will meet the injured of the train accident. Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has also left for Balasore.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik also reached Balasore

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has also reached Balasore to take stock of the situation. During this, he also went to the hospital and met the injured. Earlier, he had also sent a team of doctors to treat the injured.

Meanwhile, along with NDRF, SDRF in Balasore, the army is also continuously engaged in rescue operations. Passengers trapped in the train are being evacuated with the help of helicopter. Passengers are being lifted by MI 17 helicopter.

On the other hand, on the Balasore train accident, NDRF IG Operation Narendra Singh Bundela has informed that so far 238 people have died while more than 900 are injured, till today evening, we expect the operation to be completed. There are nine NDRF teams – seven from Odisha and two from West Bengal. Almost all the surviving victims have been shifted to the hospital.