Over 275 people were killed and more than 900 injured after a horrific three-train collision last evening in Odisha’s Balasore. Reports say several hundred from Tamilnadu who were injured have been admitted to hospitals in Odisha A few of them who require more medical assistance will be brought to Chennai by air and a special train.
To provide them immediate medical assistance, several Government Hospitals in Chennai have been kept ready.
Officials at Stanley Medical College Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital and Omandurar Multi-speciality hospital are making arrangements to admit injured and provide necessary treatment.
Beds, medical kits and medicines are ready. A team of doctors have been formed.
The Tamilnadu government is taking steps on war-footing, say reports