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Trains collide in Orissa, four injured

A day after seven people were charred to death in a fire mishap in Howrah-Dehradun Express, two trains collided near Jharsuguda railway station in Orissa in the wee hours on Wednesday.



Rourkela: Four persons were injured in a
collision between the Koraput-Howrah Samaleswari Express and a
goods train at Jharsuguda Railway Station in Odisha early
Wednesday.

The incident occurred due to "signal overshooting" as
both the trains started moving in the same direction though
signal was given for one to depart Jharsuguda Station, about
110 km, from here, GRP DSP at Jharsuguda, MK Mahato said.

While one Bikash Nayak (24) of Samabalpur was admitted
to a hospital at Jharsuguda, three others were discharged
after first-aid.

Samaleswari Express left for its destination after a
halt of about six hours, Mahato said.

PTI

From Zee News

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