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    The derailment of the seven coaches and an engine of the train in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh resulted in at least 23 deaths, Indian media reported Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The number of the deaths, previously stated to be 12 or 13, went up to 23, Press Trust of India news agency reported, citing a railway official.

    About 100 could be injured, the newspaper reported, citing Muralidhar Swain, an official from the administration of Rayagada municipality.

    The train reportedly went off the rails late on Saturday night and the help is being provided to those who were in the incident.

    Other media reported that the death toll had reached 13 people.

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