Gyaneshwari Express toll raises: 65 dead, 200 injured
Friday, 28th May 2010
At least sixty five passengers were killed and 200 injured when 13 coaches of a Mumbai-bound express train derailed in West Midnapore district early today after Maoists sabotaged the train tracks. Five of these coaches were also hit by a speeding goods train.
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has said a bomb blast as part of a "calculated attack" caused the Gyaneshwari Express to first derail and then get hit by a goods train. (Read:Bomb blast caused derailment: Mamata)
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