100 Killed In Indian Train Crash

At least 100 people have been killed and many more injured in one of India’s worst rail disasters. Authorities fear more people could be trapped after a passenger train came off the tracks near Kanpur city in the north of the country. The country’s government says a investigation into the cause would begin immediately. India’s railway system has a poor safety record, with thousands killed each year in accidents. The rail system is under-funded because the government won’t approve increased ticket prices:

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