January 18, 2021

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 36 dead and scores injured

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From BBC At least 36 people have been killed and many others injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say. Nine coaches and the engine left the tracks near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram district, the head of East Coast Railway, JP Mishra, said. Many people are still trapped in […]

India train disaster death toll rises to at least 142

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AFP From Business Insider The death toll from India’s rail disaster rose to 142 on Monday after workers toiled through the night removing victims from the wreckage, with grim warnings that more bodies were trapped inside. There was little hope of finding survivors among the mangled remains of 14 carriages, which came off the tracks […]