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President Tinubu sympathizes with Indians over tragic train accident

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has sent his sympathies to Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the country of India over the tragic train accident that claimed the lives of hundreds of people on Saturday.
In his condolence tweet on Sunday, President Tinubu expressed sadness over the unfortunate accident and prayed for the repose of souls.
He tweeted, “I send my deepest sympathy and condolences to His Excellency Prime Minister Narendra Modi @narendramodi, the people of India, and the families of those trapped in the crash.”

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In what is regarded as the deadliest rail accident since 2004, three trains collided near the city of Balasore in the state of Odisha in eastern India on Saturday.
Two passenger trains, the 12841 Coromandel Express and the 12864 SMVT Bengaluru-Howrah SF Express, collided after an initial collision involving a goods train near the Bahanaga Bazar railway station.
At least 288 people were killed in the crash, and more than 1,175 others were injured in the incident.