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India Train Derails, Killing More Than 100

150 injured, many still trapped inside crumpled cars

(Newser) - At least 104 people were killed when 14 coaches of an overnight passenger train rolled off the track in northern India early Sunday, reports the AP , with rescue workers using cutting torches to try to pull out survivors, police said. Daljeet Chaudhary, a director general of police, said the death... More »

India Train Collision Kills 25

At least 40 hospitalized with injuries

(Newser) - A passenger train rammed into a parked freight train and caught fire before dawn today in southern India, killing at least 25 people and injuring dozens more. Rescuers worked for about six hours to pull some 70 survivors from the twisted and smoldering wreckage near the southwestern border of Andhra... More »

India Train Derails, Kills 31

Cause for commuter train crash unknown

(Newser) - Rescuers searched through the wreckage of a packed express train for people trapped inside after it derailed in northern India today, killing at least 31 and injuring more than 100 others, officials said. The Kalka Mail train was on its way to Kalka, in the foothills of the Himalayas, from... More »

61 Dead in India Train Crash

Officials have not yet ruled out sabotage

(Newser) - A train crash powerful enough to thrust the roof of one of its cars into a bridge above the tracks has killed 61 people in India. Another 120 were injured after the express train hit a standing train early today at a station in the town of Sainthia, about 125... More »

Scores Killed in 'Maoist Train Attack' in India

At least 65 dead after blast

(Newser) - At least 65 people have been killed by a train crash in eastern India that officials believe was the work of Maoist rebels. A blast hit an overnight passenger train from Calcutta as it passed through a rebel stronghold, sending 13 cars into the path of an oncoming cargo train.... More »

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