5 dead, 30 injured after train derailment in India

Indian onlookers and security personnel gather around the derailed cars of a goods train near Panbari village on the outskirts of Guwahati in Assam state on August 25, 2018. (AFP pic)

MUMBAI: At least five people died and 30 were injured on Wednesday when a passenger train derailed in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, media reported.

The accident took place in Harchandpur, located some 77km south of the state capital Lucknow, Reuters partner ANI News said in a Tweet.

Emergency rescue teams are currently at the accident site, television reports said.