Six coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Saturday, killing 23 people and injuring at least 64, officials said. 'Twenty-three people have died and 64 others are injured in the accident. Rescue and relief operations are continuing,' G S Priyadarshi, a top civil official at the accident site told AFP. The Associated Press quoted officials putting the number of injured to at least 81.
At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, officials said, as rescuers clambered across mangled carriages to pull passengers from the wreckage.