Pakistan’s Prime Minister and world leaders have expressed grief over India’s deadliest train accident.
ISLAMABAD (UrduLight.com) Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and several other world leaders have expressed condolences after a deadly train accident in the Indian state of Odisha on Friday night that killed hundreds of people.
The death toll in the horrific railway accident in Balasore city rose to at least 300 on Saturday, while nearly 1,000 were injured as rescue operations continued. The Coromandel Express running between Kolkata and Chennai collided with the Howrah Superfast Express.
According to South Eastern Railway officials, the Howrah Super Fast Express derailed and got confused with the Coromandel Express.
On Twitter, the Pakistani prime minister wrote: “Deeply saddened by the loss of hundreds of lives in the train accident in India. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families who lost their loved ones in this tragedy. Speedy recovery to the injured.” Pray for.”
Canadian Prime Minister Justice Trudeau said that the images and reports of the train accident in India’s Odisha have broken his heart. “I am sending my deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones, and I am keeping the injured in my thoughts. In this difficult time, Canadians stand with the people of India.
“I am saddened by the loss of dozens of lives in the train accident in Odisha, India today. I offer my deepest condolences to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji, the government and the bereaved families in this hour of grief,” Nepal’s Prime Minister said. Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s office tweeted.
In his condolence message, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said, “I am deeply saddened by the news of the loss of many precious lives and injuries in a train accident in the state of Odisha. On behalf of the government and people of Japan, I offer my condolences to those who lost their lives.” And want to express my heartfelt condolences to their bereaved families. I also pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.”
The president of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Kasba Kurosi, expressed the organization’s “heartfelt condolences”.
“Deeply saddened to hear of the train accident in Odisha, India. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and the emergency services. Heartfelt condolences to the people and the Government of India,” Kurosi tweeted.