India train derails, at least 107 killed, more than 150 injured


AT LEAST 107 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh today (November 20), with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors in the wreckage. Police officials said people were still missing as authorities were trying to ascertain what caused 14 carriages of the train travelling between the northeastern city of Patna and the central city of Indore to suddenly roll off the tracks in Pukhrayan, 65 km south of Kanpur city. Authorities said they were checking what condition the tracks had been in, but added…

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