TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry expressed condolences to India on a train derailment accident in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh that killed more than 100 people on Sunday.

In a message, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi voiced sympathy with the Indian government and nation on the train crash, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

At least 119 people were killed and more than 150 injured when an Indian express train derailed in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, with the toll set to rise amid a scramble to locate survivors.

Police officials said people were still missing as authorities tried to determine what caused 14 carriages of the train travelling between the northeastern city of Patna and the central city of Indore to suddenly roll off the tracks in Pukhrayan, 65 km south of Kanpur city.