November 2016: Trail Derailment in India Kills at Least 140
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major science and disaster news events of November 2016.
1. Oklahoma Suffers 5.0 Earthquake 2. One Step Closer to Treatment, Vaccine for Zika 3. Earthquake and Tsunami Hit New Zealand 4. Wildfires Spread in Southeast U.S. 5. Scientists Announce Breakthrough in GMO Plants 6. Deadly Train Derailment in India 7. Bus Crash in Tennessee Kills Schoolchildren 8. Plane Carrying Brazilian Soccer Team Crashes 9. Zika Appears in Texas 10. Deadly Fires in Tennessee 11. Ecstasy Goes to Clinical Trials for PTSD Treatment
- Trail Derailment in India Kills at Least 140
- On Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, a train crashes in Uttar Pradesh, India. The crash kills at least 140 passengers—some of the victims were part of a wedding party that had just concluded. The train is halfway through its journey from the central city of Indore to Patna in the northeast, when it derails outside Kanpur.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh