The tragic train disaster in Odisha’s Balasore district, which left at least 238 people dead and more than 900 injured, moved Indian athletes to express their sorrow.
Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and former India captain Virat Kohli, among other athletes, expressed their sorrow over the tragic train disaster that occurred in Odisha’s Balasore district and left at least 238 people dead and more than 900 wounded. One of the deadliest such incidents since independence, the train catastrophe on Friday that included the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express, the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, and a cargo train.
Officials in Bhubaneswar said that 1,200 people were working at the accident site in addition to 200 ambulances, 50 buses, and 45 mobile health units. All types of vehicles, including tractors, were used to transport the remains to the hospitals.
For the wounded people’s quick recovery, Kohli, who is in England with the India team for the World Test Championship final against Australia at The Oval starting on June 7, sent his best wishes.