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Dozens killed by train in Bihar, India

At least 37 people have died after being hit by an express train while crossing the tracks in the Indian state of Bihar.

An angry crowd is said to have beaten the driver and set two coaches on fire after the train came to a stop.

The people killed were mostly Hindu pilgrims on their way to a local temple.

  • 19 Aug 2013
  • From the section India