India At least 32 dead in train accident

India At least 32 dead in train accident
Rescuers salvage people from an insane train in Andhra Pradesh, India. (STRINGER / AFP)

In a train accident in the east of India, at least 32 people died late in the evening.

About 50 were injured. According to police, an express train escaped in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The cause is still unclear. Representatives of the authorities stated that a defect in the brakes or negligence of the train driver might be the cause of the accident.

The train is India’s most important means of transport. It is estimated that it carries 20 million passengers a day. However, the system is outdated and outdated. Often, the simplest safety precautions are lacking.

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