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    Rescue Operations Finished After Utkal Express Derailment in North India

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    Rescue operations in the area of train derailment in northern India has been completed and local authorities have started restoration works, Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Utkal Express running between the Indian cities of Haridwar and Puri derailed at 05:50 p.m. local time (12:20 GMT). According to media reports, between 10 and 20 people were killed and 100-150 injured as a result of the accident.

    "Rescue operations have been completed. All injured shifted to hospital. Restoration work will start now. Still monitoring situation closely," Prabhu said on Twitter.


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