A train derailment Sunday in northern India killed 31 people and injured more than 100 others, according to The Los Angeles Times.
First responders were still sifting through the wreckage of the Kalka Mail express train to see if they could find any survivors trapped in what remained of the train, The Times reported. The accident site was described as “a pile of twisted metal,” with at least one train car perched “precariously” on the roof of another.
Authorities were expecting to find more victims once they cut through the metal to get inside all of the train cars.
The train, which was en route from Howrah to the Himalayan town of Kalka, derailed near the town of Fatehpur.
Officials still didn’t know the cause of the crash, but they do know that the engineer had put on the emergency brakes.
The most seriously hurt were transported to by helicopter to local hospitals.
According to The Times, Indian express trains typically carry 1,000 people and travel from 60 mph to 80 mph.
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