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Naxals trigger blast, 15 dead as Gyaneshwari derails in West Bengal
Friday, 28th May 2010
At least fifteen passengers were killed and 50 injured when 13 coaches of a Mumbai-bound express train derailed when suspected Maoists triggered a blast in West Midnapore district early today.

Railway officials said the derailed coaches of the express train from Howrah fell on another track and was hit by a goods train. More casualties are feared, they said.

Fifteen bodies were recovered from the mangled coaches that included 10 sleeper bogies and one unreserved coach, besides a pantry car and a luggage van of the Howrah-Kurla Lokmanya Tilak Gyaneshwari Super Deluxe Express, the officials said.
Publication : Times of India
TAGS : sabotage  naxals  blasts  we st bengal  midnapore  terrorism  


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