At least 10 reported dead after trains collide in southeast India
At least 10 people have died and more than 100 were injured after two passenger trains collided in Andhra Pradesh state in southeast India on Saturday morning.
The crash occurred near the town of Kuneru, where the two trains, bound for Hyderabad from Raipur and Nanded, crashed into each other at around 5:45 am local time.
Rescue efforts are underway, and railway authorities are still struggling to restore the line so traffic can resume. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
While the exact number of fatalities and injuries is yet to be confirmed, it is believed the death toll could be in double digits. Reportedly, the accident occured when a goods train which had developed a technical snag was approaching the station and paused on the road where another passenger train crashed into it.