Railway disaster. Odisha train accident: PM Modi holds meet to review situation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting on Saturday to review the situation related to the Odisha train accident, officials said.
Modi reviewed the situation in a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah and senior government officials.
The Prime Minister will visit the site of the accident and the Cuttack hospital where the injured are receiving treatment.
At least 261 people were killed and over 900 injured when the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express and a freight train collided in Odisha’s Balasore on Friday.
Officials in Bhubaneswar said 200 ambulances, 50 buses and 45 mobile health units, with 1,200 personnel, were working at the accident site.