Train derailment in India leaves at least 23 dead, 40 injured

Police and volunteers look for survivors Saturday in the wreckage of a train derailment in northern India.

(CNN)At least 23 people were killed and 40 injured Saturday after a train derailed in northern India, police said.

The express train from Puri to Haridwar derailed near the city of Khatauli, Uttar Pradesh Police said in a statement.
Eight of the train's coaches derailed and toppled over each other, police said.
The injured have been sent to local hospitals.