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100 killed in derailment near Kanpur
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The death toll following the derailment of a train in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state has now passed 100, with more than 150 injured.

Fourteen carriages of the Indore-Patna Express derailed in the morning near the city of Kanpur.

Rescuers are still trying to reach the injured and recover the dead from the twisted carriages.

The cause of the crash near the village of Pukhrayan is not yet known.

Most of the victims were located in two carriages near the engine which overturned and were badly damaged.

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