Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Kabul: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate has published a statement today (Saturday, June 3): "It expresses its condolences for the train accident in the Odisha state of the Republic of India, which resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries." They have been removed and share their sympathies with the families of the victims and the injured."
According to the Reuters news agency, a government official said on Saturday, 13th of Gemini, that at least 233 people were killed and 900 injured as a result of the collision of two passenger trains in the Indian state of Odisha, which was the deadliest rail accident in more than a decade.
State Chief Minister Pradeep Jena announced on Twitter that the death toll is likely to rise.
He added that more than 200 ambulances with 100 additional doctors have been sent to the accident site in Balasore district of Odisha.
The collision occurred on Friday around 7:00 pm local time when the Howrah Superfast train traveling from Bangalore to West Bengal collided with the Coromandel Express train traveling from Kolkata to Chennai.
News sources have written that the extensive search and rescue operation with the help of hundreds of firefighters, police forces, doctors and search dogs is likely to continue until late at night. Concerns about the rising death toll continue.