BHUBANESWAR/KOLKATA — At least 50 people were killed and 350 injured when two passenger trains collided in the eastern Indian state of Odisha on Friday, June 2, Indian media reported.
The Coromandel Express, which runs from Kolkata to Chennai, collided with another passenger train, the Howrah Superfast Express, railway officials said.
The Howrah Superfast Express derailed and became entangled with the Coromandel Express, South Eastern Railway authorities said in a statement. Media reports had earlier said that the crash was between the Coromandel Express and a goods train.
There was no official confirmation yet on the number of dead in the disaster, which took place in Bal…