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Death toll in train collision in India surpasses 230 — Reuters

Earlier reports mentioned 900 victims

TASS, June 3. The death toll from in a train collision in eastern India rose to 233, Reuters reported citing officials.

Earlier reports mentioned 900 victims.

The accident happened on Friday evening near the city of Balasore. Several versions of what transpired were offered by officials. According to one of them, the cars of a passenger train derailed, causing an oncoming passenger express to crash into them, a freight train was also involved in the accident.