>> At least 35 people have been killed and dozens more injured after nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh Saturday. And officials said Sunday, that the relief and rescue operation was in full swing to save as many lives as possible. The rescuers pulled many injured passengers from the derailed coaches and look for survivors soaring through the mangled carriages.
A team of doctor was at the site treating the injured. And many more survivors were taken to a nearby hospital. An investigation is underway on the course of the accident. India railways built during British colonial rule have a pooling safety record. The results of decades of under-investment and the priority on keeping fares low for the 23 million passengers who use the network everyday.
India recorder over 27,000 railway deaths in 2014, the most recent year for which figures are available.