British tourists killed as India train derails [BBC News]





Date: 12/09/2015

At least two British tourists have been killed and a dozen people are injured after a train derailed in northern India, police have said. The specially-chartered train, which had been organised to carry a group of 37 British tourists, was travelling to the Indian Himalayan town of Shimla. The Kalka to Shimla mountain line is a Unesco world heritage site and popular tourist attraction. It is thought the train came off the rails shortly after it left Kalka. A police spokesman said at least two tourists were killed instantly and others were wounded.


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Britons killed as India train derails
Ravinder Singh Robin

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Two British tourists were killed and a number of others are injured after a train carrying 37 British tourists derails in northern India.

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