BOMBAY, July 5, Reuter: Railway officials blamed negligence for a train crash in India’s main commercial city which killed up to five people died and injured more than 100.

They said Monday’s crash occurred after an engine driver ignored a red stop signal and smashed into a stationary train in central Bombay.

A spokesman said two people were killed and 85 injured, at least 15 seriously. Police stuck to their death toll of five.

The accident occurred after a

Passenger pulled the communication cord on a train bound for the Southern city of Sundered.

It halted between stations and three carriages were derailed when it was rammed from behind by another outgoing passenger train.

Article extracted from this publication >> July 8, 1988