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24 Dead After Trains Derail in India

Two passenger trains have derailed during a flash flood in central India, killing at least 24 people and injuring scores more. The derailments occurred around midnight Tuesday when the trains were crossing a small bridge near the Machak River in Madhya Pradesh state. "While approaching the culvert, the track, it caved in because of the heavy rains and wet soil," said Indian Railways spokesman Anil Saxena. Darkness complicated the search for the passengers, some of whom...

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