Indian officials and rescuers gather around the wreckage after the Gorakhpur Express passenger train slammed into a parked freight train Chureb, near Basti, Uttar Pradesh state
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India train crash: At least 20 feared dead

At least 20 people are feared dead after a passenger train derailed and hit a stationary goods train in India's Uttar Pradesh state, officials say.

Six coaches of the Gorakhdham Express went off the rails and ploughed into the freight train at Chureb railway station in Sant Kabir Nagar district.

Footage from the scene showed rescuers searching through the mangled wreckage looking for survivors.

  • 26 May 2014
  • From the section Asia
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