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Sure 23 dead in treinongeval in the north of India

Sure 23 dead in treinongeval in the north of India

By a treinongeval in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh according to the police at least 23 people were killed. Certainly sixty passengers were injured. The emergency services fear the death toll will continue to rise.

The Utkal Express derailed at Khatauli, about 40 km from the town of Muzaffarnagar. Fourteen cars ran off the rails. On tv footage is a big mess. The trains are right by each other, some also on each other. A sheaf a house next to the track.

A local official to let you know that there are 58 serious injuries.

On the images of the local televiesieomroep CNN News 18 is the havoc. Trains are across the track, some even on each other. People along the trail to live, told to the reporter that some of the cars to even houses were.

Rescue workers

Rescue workers are searching for survivors. There are more rampenteams to the place of the accident on the road, according to the national government. Reuters writes that passengers between the train to their fellow travelers seek.

The accident happened late in the afternoon. Meanwhile the evening cases. In the dark it is for the emergency services impossible a large-scale search operation to set up, the local police chief Ajay Pandey. “We have trouble finding the survivors from the disaster. We are still waiting for better tools for people to be able to deliver. The rescue teams to do their best.”

Train accident in northern India

By a treinongeval in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, at least fourteen people killed.
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According to a spokesperson of the railways, five trains of the rails. The train derailed near the city of Muzaffarnagar, north of New Delhi.
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Happen regularly treinongelukken in India. The country has the fourth largest railway network in the world, but in the last ten years is that poorly maintained. The trains are crowded and driving on old tracks.
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The derailment on Saturday is the fourth major accident with a passenger train this year. Three of those accidents happened in the same state, Uttar Pradesh.
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Happen regularly treinongelukken in India. The country has the fourth largest railway network in the world, but in the last ten years is that poorly maintained. The trains are crowded and driving on old tracks.

The derailment on Saturday is the fourth major accident with a passenger train this year. Three of those accidents happened in the same state, Uttar Pradesh.

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