SHIMLA, INDIA: At slightest 28 people were killed Thursday after a train plunged into a low fill in a Himalayan segment of northern India renouned with tourists, military said.
The collision occurred around 100 kilometres [62 miles] from a mountain review of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh state, pronounced military superintendent Soumiya Sambasivan. “28 people have died and 7 are injured. All a bodies have been identified,” she said.
The train was holding around 40 people from Kinnaur district towards Solan when it rolled roughly 200 metres down a fill to a banks of a stream river. Images from a stage showed puncture workers conducting a rescue operation with a assistance of internal volunteers.
Last week, 16 pilgrims died in a train pile-up in beside Jammu and Kashmir state, while in Apr 44 people were killed in Himachal Pradesh in a identical accident. India has some of a world’s top trade fatalities with some-more than 150,000 deaths annually due to bad roads, badly confirmed vehicles and forward driving.