Kurnool train crash

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Kurnool train crash

Location of Andhra Pradesh in India

Location
Kurnool,
Andhra Pradesh, India

Coordinates
15°17′06″N 77°36′07″E / 15.284869°N 77.601906°E / 15.284869; 77.601906Coordinates: 15°17′06″N 77°36′07″E / 15.284869°N 77.601906°E / 15.284869; 77.601906

Date
21 December 2002
1:00 a.m. (UTC+5.5)

Target
Civilian passenger train

Attack type

Deliberate derailment of train

Deaths
20

Non-fatal injuries

80

Perpetrators
Lashkar-e-Taiba suspected

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Terrorist attacks in India (since 2001)

List of terrorist incidents in India
Attacks with 50+ deaths in italics

2001

Indian Parliament
Srinagar

2002

1st Raghunath Temple
Akshardam Temple
Kolkata
Kaluchak
Qasim Nagar
Rafiganj
2nd Raghunath Temple
Mumbai
Kurnool

2003

1st Mumbai
2nd Mumbai
3rd Mumbai
4th Mumbai

2005

Ayodhya
Delhi
Jaunpur

2006

Varanasi
Delhi
Doda
Mumbai
Malegaon
West Bengal
Srinagar

2007

Samjhauta
1st Hyderabad
2nd Hyderabad
Ajmer
Uttar Pradesh

2008

Jaipur
Bangalore
Ahmedabad
1st Delhi
2nd Delhi
Malegaon
Agartala
Imphal
Assam
Mumbai

2009

1st Guwahati
2nd Guwahati

2010

Bangalore
Pune
Dantewada
Jnaneswari
Delhi
Varanasi

2011

Mumbai
Delhi

2012

Delhi
Pune

2013

Hyderabad
1st Srinagar
Bangalore
Darbha valley
2nd Srinagar
Bodh Gaya
Patna

2014

Chennai
1st Assam
Chhattisgarh
Burdwan
Kashmir Valley
2nd Assam
Bangalore

2015

Ara
Gurdaspur

2016

Pathankot
Pampore
Uri
Nagrota

The Kurnool train crash was the derailment and crash of a passenger train in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh, India, on 21 December 2002.
The train was an express passenger service traveling between Hyderabad and Bangalore, entered Kurnool district at 1.00am, when it suddenly derailed, throwing the engine and seven carriages off the track and into one another. Twenty people were killed in the wreckage or died later in hospital, as local people flocked to the train to help those injured. Emergency services were able to quickly respond, and so there was no fire, which could have claimed many more liv
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