50 Injured As Coromandel Express Collides With Goods Train In Odisha’s Balasore
The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has asked the ODRAF to depute a team at Balasore to proceed to the spot for search and rescue immediately. Balasore collector has also been directed to reach the spot to make necessary arrangements and intimate the SRC, if any additional help is required from the state level.
At least 5 ambulances and two Fire teams have been rushed to the spot from Bhadrak. The Railways has issued the emergency control room number 91 6782 262 286 at Balasore.
Doctors from Balasore Medical College have also been sent to attend to the injured patients. Around 10 injured passengers have been admitted in Balasore Medical College.
Meanwhile, on the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the SRC has left for the accident site to take stock of the situation.