Bhubaneswar: A major train accident has been averted in Odisha. This time, there was a stir among the passengers after seeing smoke in a compartment of the Secunderabad-Agartala Express train. According to local sources, smoke was seen in a coach of Secunderabad-Agartala Express at Berhampur station on Tuesday. In a short time, there was chaos among them. However, no casualty was reported in the incident.
According to the report, passengers first saw smoke coming out of the B-5 coach of the train. There was a stir among the passengers after seeing smoke coming out of the coach. Just then the train had just entered Berhampur station. After which the railway and fire brigade personnel immediately rushed inside for rescue work. The passengers were deboarded from the train. The smoke was closed for about 45 minutes. Later the train left for the destination again. North Frontier Railway Public Relations Officer Sabyasachi Dey said, "The train belonged to South Central Railway which was going from Secunderabad to Agartala. In Orissa, smoke was seen rising in the B-5 coach near Berhampur station. The passengers were offloaded and the coach was checked." He said that after investigation, the train was extended again.
The Coromandel Express derailed near Balasore in Odisha on Friday. The Railways has reported the death of 280 people till Tuesday in that Chennai-bound train accident. The number of injured has exceeded 1000. One of these train accidents has shaken the whole country.