Art students work on a painting which pays tribute to the three-train collision victims in Balasore, in Mumbai on Saturday. AFP
President Sheikh Mohamed has sent a message of condolence to Droupadi Murmu over the victims of the train collision that occurred in the city of Balasore, Odisha, and resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries, wishing a speedy recovery to all the injured.
Pakistan Prime MInister Shahbaz Sharif also condoled the deaths and said in a tweet, "Deeply saddened by the loss of hundreds of lives in a train accident in India. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones in this tragedy. Prayers for speedy recovery of the injured."
Putin sent his condolences to President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the deadly train collision in Balasore.
"We share the grief of those who lost their loved ones in this tragic accident, and wish a speedy recovery for those injured," an official statement read.
People gathering at the accident site of a three-train collision near Balasore. AFP
Japan's Prime Minister Kishida sent a condolence message to Prime Minister Modi following the accident, which read: "I am deeply saddened by the news of the loss of many precious lives and the injuries in the train accident in Odisha. On behalf of the Government of Japan and its people, I would like to express our heartfelt condolences to those who lost their lives and their bereaved families. I also pray for the speedy recovery of those who were injured."
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau said that at this difficult hour, Canadians stand with the people of India.
"The images and reports of the train crash in Odisha broke my heart. I'm sending my deepest condolences to those who lost their loved ones, and I'm keeping the injured in my thoughts. At this difficult time, Canadians are standing with the people of India," Trudeau tweeted.
Art students work on a painting which pays tribute to the three-train collision victims in Balasore, in Mumbai. AFP
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen also extended condolences to the victims of the train accident, saying, "Taiwan praying for everyone affected by the train accident in India. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families, and hope that rescue operations can save all those in need."
The Deputy Prime Minister of Italy, Antonio Tajani, said, "The Italian government expresses deep condolences to India for the tragic train accident that occurred in Balasore. A prayer for the victims and the injured, I hope that those still trapped will be rescued."
UN General Assembly President Csaba Korosi too expressed his deepest condolence over the tragic train accident.
"I'm deeply saddened to hear the news of the train crash in Odisha. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and with the emergency services. Heartfelt condolences to the people and the Government of India," Korosi, the President of the 77th session of the General Assembly, tweeted.
The death toll from Friday's crash was revised down from 288 after it was found that some bodies had been counted twice, said Pradeep Jena. The tally was unlikely to rise, he told reporters. "Now the rescue operation is complete."
In their first detailed briefing on the crash, Indian Railways officials said that failure of the track management system was the main focus of investigations.
The Coromandel Express, which runs from Kolkata to Chennai, derailed and fell on the opposite track, with many people still trapped, the reports said.
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