Balasore: Mangled coaches of train after an accident involving Coromandel Express, Bengaluru-Howrah Express and a goods train, in Balasore district, Saturday, June 3, 2023. At least 261 people were killed and over 900 others suffered injuries, accord Image Source: IANS News
Bhubaneswar, June 20 : The South Eastern Railway (SER) on Tuesday clarified that none of its staff is missing or absconding and all are cooperating the CBI in its probe into triple-train mishap in Odisha.
“There are some media reports that one of the staff is missing/absconding. However, it is to be clarified that all the staff are part of CBI and CRS enquiry. None of the staff are missing/absconding,” the SER said in a statement.
The CBI had sealed the rented house of the junior engineer (signal) on Monday as no one was there at the house.
At least 292 people were killed in the triple train crash that took place on June 2 evening.
Meanwhile, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is scheduled to meet the Bahanaga locals, who initially carried out the rescue operation and saved many lives.