A train traveling from the Indian city of Indore
to the city of Patna in the northeast
derailed near Kanpur,
around 300 miles southeast of New Delhi.
And it happened about 3 A.M. India time
on Sunday November 20, 2016.
The passengers were still sleeping
when 14 cars of the 23 cars of the train derailed
causing more than a hundred deaths
and injuring many more.
India's railway system
is one of the largest in the whole world
accommodating about 23 million passengers daily
and employs 1.3 million people.
But its railway system is poorly maintained
that's why accidents occur every year.
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