The horrifying train collision in Odisha that left more than 250 dead and over 900 injured has sent shockwaves across the world. Condolences for the loss of lives poured in from all around the world. Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, UK PM Rishi Sunak and UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly expressed their grief over the accident and extended support to India.
The triple-train accident involved Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Coromandel Express and a goods train. Notably, 17 coaches of the two passenger trains were derailed in the horrifying accident. On June 4, the restoration work at the accident site is underway and overturned bogies are being removed.