An Indian railway official says a signaling error caused a deadly train crash


People watch at the site where trains that derailed, in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Sunday, June 4, 2023. Indian authorities end rescue work and begin clearing mangled wreckage of two passenger trains that derailed in eastern India, killing over 300 people and injuring hundreds in one of the country

The derailment in eastern India that killed around 300 people and injured hundreds was caused by an error in the electronic signaling system that led a train to wrongly change tracks.

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