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Kanpur train derailment: Updates

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 15: National disaster response forces search victims after 14 coaches of an overnight passenger train rolled off the track near Pukhrayan village, Kanpur Dehat district, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. Scores of people were killed in the a

In the early hours of Nov. 20, 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express train derailed near Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, in northern India, killing over 120 people and injuring over 200, according to the Press Trust of India (PTI). Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha has said that a fracture in the rails and jamming of wheels is suspected to have caused the accident. Search and rescue operations are underway.

(Pictured) Personnel from the National Disaster Response Force continue their search operations on Nov. 21.

© Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP Photo
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