Chandy, who cancelled all his scheduled poll programmes, is on his way to the accident site.
"Rescue operation at the mishap spot is over...The next main focus of the government is to provide best treatment to the injured," he told news agency.
Asked about the death toll, the Chief Minister said the number would go up as reports are pouring in from different hospitals, where the injured have been admitted.
"This is an unprecedented and alarming situation," Chandy said.

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