Jajpur ,21/11/2022 ( Odisha Samachar / Suresh Kumar Kar )- Three persons found dead and fifteen Persons injured in a tragic rail accident at Korei station in Jaipur district today .
Eight wagons of a goods train from Dongaposi moving towards Chhatrapur derailed at 6.44 am while the passengers were waiting in the waiting room in this station. The deceased have been identified as Kandhei Bindhani, Parvathi Bindhani & Abjun Bibi. Injuries have been forwarded to the local hospital and then the DHH ,Jajpur. The railway station building also damaged due to this derailment. Trains in this routes have been blocked.
Naveen Pattanaik , CM Odisha expressed grief over the accident and wished a speedy recovery of the injured. The chief minister conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved families . In this regard he has announced an exgratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the victims where Aswini Vaishnaw ,the Central Raillway Minister has announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of the kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh each for sever injury persons & Rs 25 thousand for minor injuries.
Two teams have been deployed to help the injured and give them the best possible treatment as per the PRO of East Coast Railway . Sukinda MLA & Minister Sri Pritiranjan Ghadei , Revenue Minister Smt. Pramilla Mallick along with the official of district administration were visited the spot and extended their condolences .