Odisha Train Accident: Government Railway Police (GRP) in Cuttack on Monday registered an FIR under sections 153, 154, and 175 of the Railway Act against unknown persons in the Balasore train accident.
FIR was registered following a complaint by SI Papu Kumar Naik of Balasore GRPS.
Odisha | FIR registered by Government Railway Police (GRP) in Cuttack under sections 153, 154 and 175 of the Railway Act against unknown persons in the Balasore train accident.
FIR was registered following a complaint by SI Papu Kumar Naik of Balasore GRPS pic.twitter.com/67vhxy3Iht
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Odisha Train Accident: How did it happen?
The collision of three trains namely: Coromandel Express, Howrah Superfast Express and a goods train already parked at the Bahanaga Bazar station, is the India’s fifth deadliest accidents in its history, stated BBC.
There are no confirmation yet on which train derailed first but Railways Spokesperson Amitabh Sharma said that it was the Coromandel Express that was coming from Shalimar railway station in West Bengal, which lost control at first place.
The train hit the stationary goods train at the station. As per the media reports, the collosion affected the Howrah Superfast Express too that was passing by at the time of the accident.