India rail blast crash kills 25

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Many people are feared to have been hurt when two trains collided after an explosion in eastern India.

The blast on the tracks caused at least one of the trains to be derailed, it is reported.

The explosion, which came early on Friday local time, was feared to have caused "many" deaths, a railway spokesman told Reuters news agency.

The accident happened in an area of the country known to be a stronghold of Maoist rebels.

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