June 15, 2024 16:09 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
After his 'Lord Ram' taunt on BJP creates uproar, RSS leader makes a U-turn | NDA govt formed by mistake, can fall anytime: Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's claim | PM Modi returns to India after 'successful completion of G7 Outreach Summit' in Italy | Delhi LG approves prosecution of Arundhati Roy, Sheikh Showkat Hussain in 2010 provocative speech case | BS Yediyurappa, accused of harassing minor, can't be arrested till next hearing: Karnataka HC
Odisha train mishap: Body mix-up adds to agony for victims' families
Odisha tragedy

Odisha train mishap: Body mix-up adds to agony for victims' families

| @indiablooms | 07 Jun 2023, 01:51 am

Bhubaneswar/IBNS: The agony of the families who have lost loved ones in the three-train accident in Odisha continues as they struggle to claim the bodies even days after the mishap.

Several families in Bhubaneswar claimed that the bodies of their loved ones have been released to someone else.

Others have been waiting for days, only to be told by authorities that the bodies will be handed over only after the results of a DNA test are out.

The Commissioner of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Tuesday that the delays are happening as they are getting some relatives who are not blood relations.

Authorities said a DNA test is necessary to ensure that the process remains transparent and error-free.

They have, however, refused to confirm the claims of the families who said that the bodies have been given to someone else and said that DNA tests are awaited.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is investigating the three-train tragedy in Odisha's Balasore, which left 275 dead and around 1,000 injured.

Odisha Chief Secretary Pradeep Jena said today that 83 bodies are yet to be identified.
 

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.