India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead
 

At least 23 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a train derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Police said that at least eight carriages jumped the tracks near Muzaffarnagar, about 130km (80 miles) north of the capital Delhi.
The cause of the crash, which happened on Saturday evening, is not yet clear.
Rescuers worked into the night to find survivors. TV footage showed carriages piled on top of one another.
The train had been travelling to the Hindu holy city of Haridwar, in the foothills of the Himalayas, from Puri, in eastern Odisha state.
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20 August 2017 in World News, Views: 61
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