India train cars derail, at least 5 people killed, 35 hurt

The engine of an express train that partially derailed at a railway station is seen painted in colors of the Indian flag in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, India, Wednesday, Oct.10, 2018. At least 35 passengers were injured and taken to hospitals. (AP Photo)
An official stands at the scene after an express train partially derailed at a railway station in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, India, Wednesday, Oct.10, 2018. At least 35 passengers were injured and taken to hospitals. (AP Photo)
Indian security men stand at the scene after an express train partially derailed at a railway station in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state, India, Wednesday, Oct.10, 2018. At least 35 passengers were injured and taken to hospitals. (AP Photo)

LUCKNOW, India — Police say an express train has partially derailed in northern India, killing five passengers and injuring dozens more.

Police director general OP Singh said rescuers have responded to the scene where the train's engine and five cars derailed about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. It occurred at a railway station in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state.

At least 35 passengers were injured and taken to hospitals.

Singh said buses were used to take the passengers to a safe place.

The derailment occurred when the rain was entering the station zone, but the cause wasn't clear.

Must Read

More Rohingya pour into Bangladesh; camps at full...

Sep 3, 2017

Aid officials say relief camps are reaching full capacity as thousands of refugees continue to pour...

The Latest: Indonesia demands restraint from...

Sep 4, 2017

Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi says after meetings with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi...

Aid groups struggle as more Rohingya flood into...

Sep 7, 2017

Aid agencies struggle as more Rohingya flood into Bangladesh, with the U.N. counting 146,000...

Bangladesh leader visits Rohingya refugees,...

Sep 13, 2017

Bangladesh leader demands Myanmar take back Rohingya refugees, says she will not 'tolerate...

As Rohingya flee Myanmar, leader Suu Kyi skips UN...

Sep 14, 2017

Facing global condemnation as Rohingya flee violence, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi pulls out...

About Us

Get all the up-to-date breaking news about politics, business, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, weather, traffic, and local news in a seamless digital environment only in Morning Dispatcher.

Contact us: sales[at]morningdispatcher.com

Subscribe Now!

Quick Links

HomePress