India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday took into custody three railway personnel in connection with the June 2 Balasore train accident, making its first arrests in the case, officials said.

Commissioner of Railways Safety claims human error cause of triple train crash in Odisha: Reports

The Commissioner of Railways Safety (CRS) has reportedly identified human error as the cause of the Balasore triple train tragedy that led to 293 deaths, and over 1,000 injured.

Odisha train crash: Man rejects news of son’s death, finds him alive… in a morgue

The father, Helaram Malik, is a shopkeeper based in Howrah, and his son, Biswajit Malik, 24, was on the ill-fated Coromandel Express, which hit a freight train near Bahanaga Bazar station in Odisha.

Odisha train crash: Signal mistake put Coromandel Express on the death track; no Kavach on this route

Even as train movements have just begun along the tracks where the massive crash occurred, near Bahanaga Bazar station, another goods train was derailed in Odisha, in Bargarh.

Odisha train crash: Death toll from three-train pile-up rises to 280, with more than 900 injured

A massive rescue operation has been launched, with the locals first on the scene. People have readily queued up to donate blood in Balasore and have lent a hand with saving as many passengers as they could in Odisha train crash.

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Three trains crash in Balasore, Odisha, eastern India, in June 2023.