Train accident survivors reach TN, undergo medical examination

Chennai : As many as 137 survivors of the train accident in Odisha arrived here on Sunday by a special train from Bhadrak, authorities said.

Following screening procedure, medical examination was conducted for 36 passengers and three of them were admitted as in-patients at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital here. All others were sent home following treatment for minor injuries, an official release said.

The passengers of the train accident were received at the Dr MGR Chennai Central railway station by Revenue Minister KKSSR Ramachandran and Health Minister Ma Subramanian and top state officials.