India train derails

This item appears on page 17 of the February 2017 issue.

A passenger train derailed while pulling out of a station in the city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Dec. 28, injuring at least 61 people, two critically. It was the second derailment to occur around Kanpur in a little over a month. A train derailment outside the city on Nov. 20 killed 146 people. No cause for the Dec. 28 incident was reported as of press time.