Train crash in India claims 90 lives, injures 150


Tragedy struck in India on Sunday morning when a train travelling from the northern Uttar Pradesh region of the country derailed claiming the lives of 90 people and injuring 150 others with several carriages skidding of the tracks.

According to railway officials, the train was travelling between the northeastern city of Patna and the central city of Indore on Sunday when the incident happened.

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“As we know a major accident has happened in which the entire train turned turtle. About 63 dead bodies have been taken out and some 150 people are injured,” Daljit Singh Chawdhary, the additional police director general, told reporters.

“A lot of teams are currently there including local police, doctors and members of the National Disaster Response Force. The rescue operations are on.”

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