20 killed as train derails in India
BOMBAY: Twenty people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger train hit boulders on a bridge and jumped the tracks in western India, Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav said. At least 50 passengers were hospitalised with injuries.
The locomotive of the Bombay-bound Matsyagandha Express derailed and fell off the bridge and two of the train’s eight coaches were hanging precariously in the Raigad district of Maharashtra state, spokeswoman Vaishali Patange said. Ms Patange said 12 bodies had been recovered from the two hanging coaches. ap