Death toll in Odisha train accident rises to 290, boy from Bihar dies -aabtak24


Odisha Train Accident Death Count: The number of people who lost their lives due to the tragic train accident that took place in Balasore, Odisha on June 2 has increased to 290. This change has come in the number of people who lost their lives after a boy from Bihar died during treatment on Friday (June 16). 

News agency PTI quoted officials as saying that 17-year-old Prakash Ram, a resident of Bihar, died during treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Officials said that Prakash Ram was also traveling in the Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express, which was the victim of the accident on June 2. The teenager was undergoing treatment in the surgery ward of the government hospital.

The hospital gave this information about the person who lost his life

The hospital administration said that apart from internal injuries, Prakash Ram had serious head and leg injuries. He was admitted to the hospital in critical condition. A part of his left leg was amputated below the knee and he was unwell for the last few days. 

Hospital Superintendent Sudhanshu Shekhar said that the doctors had performed a second amputation surgery above the left knee three days ago as the patient had developed an infection after a blood transfusion. Till Thursday (June 15) night the patient was fine, he was talking and eating food but he suddenly passed away on Friday morning.

Second death since Tuesday

He said that Prakash cannot tell the exact cause of Ram’s death because the investigation is still going on. He said that the patient had suffered multiple injuries involving multiple systems and multiple organs. Prakash is the second person to die in the hospital after Bijay Paswan of Bihar also died at the SCB Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the dead bodies of 81 victims preserved in Bhubaneswar’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences are yet to be identified. People are waiting for the DNA test report. 78 families have given DNA samples.

Railway Minister to visit Balasore soon

According to news agency ANI, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav may visit Odisha’s Balasore on June 21. His The yatra will be on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Apart from participating in the yoga program in Balasore, the Railway Minister will hold a meeting with the officials who took care of the victims of the train accident. Railways Minister Vaishnav will also meet and thank the doctors, nurses and medical staff who are working in rescue work in difficult times.

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