Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated June 5, 2023 by Diary Times
Odisha Train Derailment : President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday tweeted to express his grief over the tragic triple train accident in Odisha’s Balasore, which claimed the lives of 275 passengers and left over a 1,000 injured.
“On behalf of myself and my nation, I offer my condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the train accident in Odisha, India, as well as to the people and the government of India. We wish a speedy recovery to the injured . We stand by India as it mourns the loss of lives in the tragic accident,” Erdogan tweeted.
Earlier in the day, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken also made a phone call to External Affairs Minister Jaishankar to express his grief over the loss of lives in the horrific triple train accident.
Appreciating Blinken’s words, the EAM said that such sentiments are deeply valued at this challenging time.