Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the site of train accident in Odisha on Saturday. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the site of accident at Balasore and then visit the injured at Cuttack hospital. The flag-off ceremony of the first Vande Bharat Express in Goa, which was scheduled to be held today, was cancelled due to the train tragedy.
Earlier today, PM also convened a meeting to review the situation in connection to the rail accident.
According to the preliminary report by the State Emergency Operation Center, around 900 people are injured. Seven National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Teams, five Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) Units and 24 Fire Services and Emergency Units engaged in rescue operations.