Train Hits Bus in Northern India, Killing 31
VOA Breaking News
July 7, 2011 at 2:25 am
Officials in northern India say a train has rammed into a bus at a railway crossing, killing at least 31 people.
Authorities said the crash happened Thursday in Uttar Pradesh state as the bus was carrying 80 passengers who were returning from a wedding.
At least 17 people were also injured.
Rail accidents are common in India, and are often blamed on poor maintenance.
The train system carries more than 14 million passengers each day.
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