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The aftermath of a train accident in West Bengal, India

The AP reports from KOLKATA, India:

Officials say a train accident in eastern India has injured several people.

Barun Bharadwaj, a senior railway official, said the accident occurred late Sunday near Malda, 185 miles (300 kilometers) northeast of Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal state.

He said that three coaches and the engine of the Gauhati-Bangalore express derailed and were thrown into the path of the oncoming Azimganj express. Continue reading.