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Breaking: 96 Dead And 300 Injured After Train Crash In India

At least 96 passengers have been reported dead after 14 carriages of an Indian express train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh state at around 3am local time, 100km from the city of Kanpur.trainAccording to news report, so far 96 bodies have been recovered from the site with 300 passengers seriously injured, but the death toll is likely to rise as the rescue operation continues. A Passenger, Krishna Keshav, told the BBC:

“We woke with a jolt at around 3am. Several coaches were derailed, everybody was in shock. I saw several bodies and injured people.”

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Indian Railways spokesperson Anil Saxena said:

“Senior officials and medical team have been rushed to the spot.

“We are in contact with the district officials officials.”

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  • Cornel Nwankwo

    Awwwwwww
    Very bad
    Rest in peace to the dead

  • Kenny D Osonwa

    Awwh! May their souls rest in peace. Amen..

  • Catastrophic … RIP

  • emekachilaka

    this is too much may heir souls rest in peace

  • chika bibian

    Terrible

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    Chai, this one no good o

  • Olovo Obinna

    This one na national disaster….what a great loss

  • WillieBravo

    That’s a huge tragedy men. Just saw it on the news.