In an unfortunate event, over 200 people died, and 900 others are injured in the Odisha train accident last evening.
Celebrities offer condolences to those affected by the Odisha train accident
Last Updated: 05.09 AM, Jun 03, 2023
In an unfortunate event, over 200 people have died and around 900 were injured as Coromandel, Bengaluru-Howrah Express trains derailed and hit a goods train at Bahanaga station in the Balasore district of Odisha on Friday evening. It is feared that many passengers are even now trapped in the overturned coaches of the superfast train.
The Government of India has assured that the rescue and relief operations are underway. Today morning, Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw visited the site of the incident and took stock of the situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik are closely monitoring the situation as well and offered heartfelt condolences kins of those killed in the incident.
On this development, several celebrities from Bollywood and South Cinema feel shocked and expressed condolences to near and dear ones of those affected in the tragedy.
Popular Bollywood actor Sonu Sood dropped a heartbreak emoticon as he shared a news article on the development.
Actor Junior NTR, who is one of the highest paid actors of the Telugu Cinema, tweeted, “Heartfelt condolences to the families and their loved ones affected by the tragic train accident. My thoughts are with each, and every person affected by this devastating incident. May strength and support surround them during this difficult time.”
Popular filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, who is known for his directing the film The Kashmir Files, too felt saddened to know about the development. He said, “Tragic and very shameful. How can 3 trains be involved in this age and time? Who is answerable? Prayers for all the families. Om shanti.”
While rescue and relief operations are underway, we pray for the speedy recovery of those affected in the incident. We offer our condolences to those affected by the incident.