Tuesday, 3 October, 2023

Odisha Train Accident

Salman, Akshay, Chiranjeevi and others express grief

Salman, Akshay, Chiranjeevi and others express grief
Salman Khan, Jr NTR, Chiranjeevi.

On Friday evening, India saw one of the most devastating train accidents. Over 200 lives have been claimed in an Odisha train accident involving two express trains -- Bengaluru-Howrah Express and Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express -- and a goods train in Balasore. Following the train accident, several celebrities took to social media to express their grief and offer condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in the accident,reports Mid-day.

Telugu superstars Chiranjeevi and Junior NTR have expressed condolences over the Odisha train tragedy in which at least 233 persons died and 900 injured.

Chiranjeevi took to Twitter and wrote, "Utterly shocked at the tragic Coromandel express accident in Orissa and the huge loss of lives! My heart goes out to the bereaved families."

Junior NTR stated "Heartfelt condolences to the families and their loved ones affected by the tragic train accident. My thoughts are with each and every person affected by this devastating incident. May strength and support surround them during this difficult time."

Superstar Salman Khan also took to Twitter and wrote, "Really saddened to hear abt the accident,May God rest the souls of the deceased in peace,Protect n give strength to the families n the injured from this unfortunate accident."

Akshay Kumar wrote, "Heartbreaking to see the visuals from the tragic train accident in Odisha. Praying for the speedy recovery of the injured. My thoughts and condolences to the families of the affected during this difficult time. Om Shanti".

Actor-turned-politician Kirron Kher expressed grief after learning about the incident.

“Heartbroken by the news of the train tragedy in Odisha. Heartfelt deepest condolences,” tweeted Anushka Sharma. 

Allu Arjun, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kriti Sanon, 'KGF' star Yash among others who expressed their grief over the matter.

According to Railway spokesperson Amitabh Sharma, the accident took place around 7:00pm on Friday.