Train crash in India

Indian rescue personnel conduct recovery operations on the mangled wreckage of train coaches following a railway accident in Sainthia, some 260 kms north of from <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011333" title="Kolkata (India)" href="/topic/international/india/kolkata-%28india%29-PLGEO100100602011333.topic">Kolkata</a>, on July 19, 2010. A speeding express rammed into the back of a stationary passenger train in eastern India, killing at least 57 people and trapping others in several badly mangled carriages. The standing train was waiting to leave Sainthia station in Birbhum district, 260 kilometres (160 miles) north of the West Bengal state capital Kolkata, when the express slammed into its rear.
sns-0719-pod-jpg

( DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images )

Indian rescue personnel conduct recovery operations on the mangled wreckage of train coaches following a railway accident in Sainthia, some 260 kms north of from Kolkata, on July 19, 2010. A speeding express rammed into the back of a stationary passenger train in eastern India, killing at least 57 people and trapping others in several badly mangled carriages. The standing train was waiting to leave Sainthia station in Birbhum district, 260 kilometres (160 miles) north of the West Bengal state capital Kolkata, when the express slammed into its rear.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun