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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nilagiri, Mar 22:

Presence of mind of locals averted a major train accident in Odisha’s Balasore district today as they halted the Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express near Nilagiri Road station after noticing a crack on railway track.

According to reports, after noticing the crack, the locals managed to halt the train showing a red towel.

The train driver and other staff informed the incident to Balasore and Baripada railway stations following which the track was repaired and the express left towards its destination.

All the passengers of the train are reportedly safe.

It is being suspected that some miscreants have created the breach on the railway track with an ill intention.