Scores killed in derailment near Kanpur
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India train derails near Kanpur, killing scores

More than 100 people have been killed after 14 carriages of an Indian express train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh state, police say.

The incident took place on the Indore-Patna Express just after 03:00 local time on Sunday (21:30 GMT Saturday) near the city of Kanpur.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 20 Nov 2016