2 Passengers Fall Off Train At Odisha’s Jajpur; Locals Stage Protest

Jajpur: Two passengers sustained critical injuries after falling off a train at Dulakhapatna station under Korei block in Odisha’s Jajpur district on Saturday.

According to sources, the Palasa DMU passenger train was en route to Bhubaneswar from Balasore and had a stoppage at Dulakhapatna station.

While the train was leaving the station, two passengers identified as Batakrishna Sethi (35) and Mamuni Sahoo (18) were critically injured after their legs slipped and they fell down while boarding the train. They were rushed for immediate medical assistance to a nearby hospital.

Meanwhile, irate locals blocked the train and staged a protest alleging frequent accidents due to rush and demanded the addition of more coaches.

On getting information, Railway Police Force (RPF) personnel along with the Panikoili police arrived at the station and tried to pacify the protesters.

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