21 disastrous train crash in India: 21 people died in Bihar province in southern India as a passenger train crashed at level crossing.
Officials announced last night that the rickshaw driver and 240 passengers, 7 of whom were children, died near the city of Semra, 20 kilometers north of the state capital Patna.
The rickshaw, drifting and scrapping at about 500 meters, carried the returnees from a temple in the city of Motihari. The rickshaw was stored on the passenger carrying a lot of capacity.
In India, which has one of the largest railway networks in the world, 23 million people travel with 11 thousand passenger trains every day. In India, where there are many uncontrolled level crossings, train accidents often occur due to the negligence of trains and railways and human error.