Number of those killed as result of railway disaster in India reached 207

The number of those killed as a result of a collision of three railway trains in the east of India reached 207.

According to local media, the number of victims is about 900.

The disaster occurred in the area of ​​the city of Balaor. According to one version, the passenger train Bangalor – Calcutta partially left the rails after a collision with another passenger team. Some of the wagons were on the neighboring paths, and a speedy train “Koromandelsky Express”, which was from Calcutta in Chennai, crashed into them.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolences in connection with what happened and contacted the Minister of Transport to clarify the details.

The search and rescue operation continues at the site of the disaster.