At least 288 people died and over 800 were injured in a three-train collision in Balasore

The train crash happened near the Bahanaga Baazar station in Balasore district, about 250 km south of Kolkata

The crash involved the Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express, the Shalimar-Chennai Central Coromandel Express, and a goods train.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said a high-level committee will be set up to investigate the train crash.

 ₹ 10 lakh for the families of those who have died, ₹ 2 lakh for those seriously injured and ₹ 50,000 for those who sustained minor injuries in the accident.

LIC Of India is committed to supporting those affected and will expedite claim settlements to provide financial relief.

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