3 feared dead as goods train runs into passenger waiting hall in Odisha’s Jajpur (LIVE UPDATE)

Jajpur: As many as three people are feared dead after a goods train derailed and ran into a passenger waiting hall and ticket counter at Korei station in Jajpur district of Odisha. Many other passengers also incurred injuries in this accident. The injured people has been rushed into the nearest hospital.

According to reports, a total of 12 bogies have derailed and 3-4 bogies have overturned after running into the waiting hall.

The foot overbridge in the station has been destroyed. Rescue operation is underway.

More details awaited.

UPDATE: 

Eight Wagons of a Goods Train from Dongoaposi moving towards Chhatrapur got derailed at about 6.44a.m at Korai Station in Bhadrak-Kapilas Road Railway Section under Khurda Road Railway Division of East Coast Railway.

Both the lines are blocked.

2 deaths have been ascertained. There is expectation of further injuries.

Railway Station Building also damaged due to the derailment.

Accident Relief Train and Accident Relief Medical Team are ordered to reach the site immediately.

DRM Khurda Road along with other Branch officers have rushed to the accident spot for repair work.

More information will follow shortly.

UPDATE: 

Catering services being provided to stranded passengers.

UPDATE:  

Nine (9) trains have been cancelled.
Five (5) trains have been partial cancelled.
The route of 12 passenger trains have been changed.

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