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    India: three railway workers arrested after the train disaster which left 288 dead

    Two sign engineers and a technician have been arrested in connection with the investigation into the horrific train crash that killed 288 passengers in early June.

    Indian police announced on Friday that they had arrested three national railway workers as part of the investigation into the causes of the train disaster that killed 288 people on June 2 in the eastern state of Odisha. country.

    The three railway workers have been charged with homicide and destruction of evidence, the Central Bureau of Investigations said in a statement.

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    The defendants were identified as two signage engineers and a technician working for Indian Railways.

    A shock at 130 km/h

    The Coromandal Express, linking Calcutta to Madras, had obtained the green light to circulate on the main track, before being diverted on a track where there was already a freight train loaded with iron ore, according to the press.

    The passenger train crashed at a speed of about 130 km/h into the freight convoy near Balasore, about 200 kilometers from Bhubaneswar, the capital of the state of Odisha.

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    In total, the two trains carried more than 2,000 passengers, of whom 850 were injured.

    Source: BFM TV

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