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The Howrah Exp. reserved coaches had no fatalities or injuries


The Howrah Exp. reserved coaches had no fatalities or injuries

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Following the horrifying Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express train crash in Odisha, railway officials in Bengaluru stated on Saturday that according to the most recent information available, no one from the reserved coaches was hurt or killed, while a small number of passengers from the general seating coach suffered minor injuries.

They claimed that rescue efforts were still underway as the GS and SLRD (brake van) coaches were being repaired.

In the collision on Friday involving the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express, the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, and a cargo train in the Balasore region of Odisha, at least 238 people were killed and over 900 more were injured.

According to South Western Railways officials in Bengaluru, the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express is believed to have carried 994 reserved and roughly 300 unreserved passengers from Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal in Bengaluru.

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