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Indian train derailment leaves dozens dead
At least 64 people dead after "Kalka Mail" service comes off the tracks in Uttar Pradesh.
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2011 07:09

The "Kalka Mail," one of India's longest-running train services, has been derailed near the town of Malwa, killing at least 64 people and injuring more than 250 others.

Rescue teams reportedly took two hours to reach the site, and an investigation into Sunday's incident has been promised.

The government has promised $11,000 worth of compensation to victims.

Al Jazeera's Prerna Suri reports from New Delhi.

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