At least 60 people were killed and 150 injured after a speeding Sealdah-bound Uttar Banga Express rammed into three coaches of the stationary Bhagalpur-Ranchi Vananchal Express at Sainthia station in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Monday morning.
The accident took place around 2:15 am, rudely jolting hundreds of sleeping passengers.
Among the dead were the driver and assistant driver of the Uttar Banga Express and the guard of the Vananchal Express.
Image: Local residents participate in rescue work near the accident site at Sainthia railway station where Uttarbanga Express train hit stationary Vananchal Express from behind in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Monday morning, July 19, 2010. (Photographs copyright PTI)