India train derailment kills at least 120

India train derailment kills at least 120

India train derailment kills at least 120

Written by Staff Writer

21 Nov, 2016 | 7:34 am

At least 120 people have been killed and more than 200 injured after a passenger train derailed in northern India.

Fourteen carriages of the Indore-Patna Express derailed just after 03:00 local time on Sunday (21:30 GMT Saturday) near the city of Kanpur.

Rescuers are still trying to reach the injured and recover the dead from the twisted carriages.

Some of the coaches had crumpled during the crash, trapping hundreds of people inside.

Medical teams provided first aid near the site of the crash, while those seriously injured were taken to hospitals near Kanpur.

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