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Train Collision In India Injures Dozens

NEW DELHI, Aug. 1 (UPI) — An express train and another local train collided in eastern India, causing several cars to derail and injuring dozens of people, authorities said.

The express train was traveling from Guwahati in eastern Assam state to Bangalore in southern India when it collided Sunday evening with a local passenger train at Jamirghata in West Bengal state.

The Press Trust of India news agency reported 11 passenger cars derailed, and one person died and 50 more were injured. The report, however, quoted Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi as saying the body found near the site may not be related to the collision.

“We are getting details about it,” the minister said, adding the priority was to complete the rescue operations.

The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

Early last month, a passenger train carrying more than 1,200 passengers derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing more than 50 people.

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