In India, derailed 14 cars of the passenger Express: about 100 victims

At least 96 people were killed and 226 were injured in the accident of a train in India, reports The new Indian express.

According to «BBC Ukraine», 14 wagons of the train derailed about three o’clock in the morning local time. What exactly was the cause of the accident is still unknown.

«The accident occurred in the Northern state of Uttar Pradesh near the city of Kanpur. Most of the victims were in the first two cars, which were moving from the train and overturned in the accident. Many passengers were trapped in cars, rescuers freed them with the help of special equipment», — stated in the message.

The government of India announced the immediate start of the investigation of the incident and promised to pay compensation to the families of the victims.

By rail in India is used daily by about 23 million passengers, is the fourth largest railway in the world.

Accidents with trains occur periodically in the country because of outdated technology. In particular, in March last year in the crash of a train in the same state of Uttar Pradesh 39 people died, another 150 were injured.




In India, derailed 14 cars of the passenger Express: about 100 victims 20.11.2016

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