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Odisha train accident: From Virat Kohli to Shreyas Iyer, many cricketers reacted

By Kaif - June 4, 2023 - Last updated on Jun 04, 2023 04:06 PM
Odisha train accident: From Virat Kohli to Shreyas Iyer, many cricketers reacted

Odisha train accident: From Virat Kohli to Shreyas Iyer, many cricketers reacted, How did the Odisha train accident happen?

Odisha train accident: The train accident in Balasore district of Odisha has bewildered everyone. The sports world has also suffered a big blow due to this accident. Many players including star cricketers Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, former veteran Virender Sehwag and Irfan Pathan have expressed grief through social media.

Cricketers react on Odisha train accident

Virat Kohli reacts to train accident, Virat Kohli tweeted on his Twitter account and wrote, Saddened to hear about the tragic train accident in Odisha. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost their loved ones and wishing a speedy recovery to the injured.

Virender Sehwag also tweeted, 'Very sad to hear about this train accident with Coromandel Express in Odisha. Condolences to all the families who lost their loved ones and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured. While Shreyas Iyer wrote, 'Photos of Odisha accident are horrifying.'

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Let us tell you that the Indian cricket team is on a tour of England these days. Here Team India has to play the final match of the ICC World Test Championship. This title match will be held at The Oval Stadium in London from 7th June. The Indian team and Australia will be face to face in this final match. Both the teams are in London for this match. From there, Indian players have expressed grief over this train accident by tweeting.

How did the Odisha train accident happen?

Let us tell you that this tragic train accident took place at Bahanga Bazar station in Balasore district, about 171 km from Bhubaneswar railway station in Odisha and about 166 km from Kharagpur railway station. The Coromandel Express passing through this station suddenly derailed.

Some coaches of the derailed Coromandel Express collided with a goods train parked on the outer. The rear two coaches of the Yesvantpur-Howrah Express, which was passing through the down line at the time of the accident, also came under the grip of the derailed Coromandel Express.

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