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Scores dead after explosion derails train in India

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Indian rescue personnel and bystanders survey the scene of a train accident in the village of Bhatkuchi, outside Guwahati, early July 11.

Reuters reports that the death toll in a train accident in northern India climbed to 80 on Monday with more than 350 injured in one of the worst rail disasters to hit the country's troubled rail network in years. Read more...

Hundreds of other passengers were injured when the train derailed in the country's north.