Tragedy:39 confirmed dead in India train crash

A terrible disasters has struck India, as a train has reportedly crashed around the Kuneru railway station in the remote district of Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh state. Over 39 people have been confirmed dead and 50 others are seriously injured. The injured victims has been taken to nearby hospital as reported by AFP.

This comes 2 months after similar accident like this occurred which left nearly 150 people dead. Saxena said government officials and emergency workers worked through the night to try to find survivors.
The spokesman said investigators were considering possible sabotage of the tracks by Maoist rebels, who he said were active in the area.
“It is being looked into, it is one of the many angles we are looking into,” he told AFP.

The India authorities are suspecting a conspiracy,  because two other trains had crossed over successfully using the same tracks earlier in the night.” 

Police in Odisha, where the train was heading to, has dismissed any involvement by Maoist rebels known as Naxals in the derailment.
“We totally reject any possibility of Maoist involvement in the derailment. Kuneru is not a Naxal-hit area,” an unidentified senior intelligence officer was quoted as saying by the Press Trust of India.

Prabhu announced compensation of 200,000 Indian rupees ($2,936) for the relatives of the dead and 50,000 for those injured.
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