Death toll from India's passenger train collision rises to 288

Xinhua | Updated: 2023-06-03 22:50
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A rescuer works at the site of a deadly train derailment and collision accident in Balasore district in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, June 3, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua]

Rescue teams, health workers, police, and fire service and disaster response force personnel rushed to the spot to carry out rescue operations immediately after the accident.

The Indian Air Force has sent Mi-17 helicopters to aid the rescue efforts, which continued until late Saturday afternoon and all the injured passengers were shifted to hospitals.

A video from the spot showed rescuers carrying bodies covered with white bed sheets on stretchers and placing them along the tracks.

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