Odisha train crash: CBI team visits site, begins probe

At least 288 people were killed and over 900 injured in triple train accident in Odisha on June 2, 2023.

Bhubaneswar: A 10-member CBI team on Monday visited the Balasore train accident site and began its probe into the triple train crash, PTI reported quoting a Railway official.

ECoR’s Khurda Road division DRM Rintesh Ray said that according to his information, the CBI probe has begun but the details were not immediately known.

The Railway Board on Sunday recommended a CBI probe into the accident.

Earlier, Commissioner of Railway Safety Shailesh Kumar Pathak visited the accident site where he went to the control room, signal room and signal point at Bahanaga Bazar railway station.

This apart, the Government Railway Police in Balasore has registered a case on June 3 under various sections of Indian Penal Code and Railway Act over the accident.

On June 2, the triple train crash left at least 278 persons dead and over 1000 individuals were injured, officials on Monday said that there are still 101 bodies yet to be identified.

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