The wreck of a passenger train in Northern India, according to the latest data, claimed the lives of 63 people, another 150 were hospitalized, reports France Presse referring to the statement of the chief inspector of the local police Zaki Ahmed.
Among the victims, according to preliminary data, no citizens of Russia. Head of the consular Department of the Embassy Mikhail Vorobyov told RIA Novosti that reports from police and doctors, they have not been.
The incident occurred near the town of Pokhran. Derailed 14 carriages of the passenger composition. The cause of the crash is still unknown. According to some, it might occur due to breakage of rails.