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London, 09 Nov 2016 : At least five persons were killed and dozens more injured as a tram overturned in south London on Wednesday, media reported.

The British Transport Police said in a statement: “We continue to work alongside our partners at the scene of a major incident in Croydon.”

“We were called at 06.13 a.m. after a tram derailed near Sandilands tram stop,” the statement added, Xinhua news agency reported.

“At present, we can confirm five persons have sadly died following this incident,” said the statement.

More than 50 others have been taken to hospital with injuries, according to the statement.

Officers are continuing to work at the scene and Rail Accident Investigation Bureau is investigating what caused the derailment.

“One person has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody,” the statement added.

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PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti released from detention after 14 months

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Jammu, 13 Oct : Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti was on Tuesday released from detention. “PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is being released from detention,” said Jammu and Kashmir administration spokesperson Rohit Kansal.

A government order issued on Tuesday night said her detention was being revoked with immediate effect.

The Jammu and Kashmir administration in July had extended her detention by three months under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA).

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Cinemas, theatres, multiplexes to open with up to 50% seating capacity from Oct 15

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Swimming pools for training of sportspersons to open with SOP from Oct 15

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SAD breaks alliance with BJP Leaves NDA in protest against farmers ordinance

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Chandigarh, 26 Sep : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has severed its alliance with the BJP. The Akali Dal had a 22-year-old alliance with the BJP.

The decision was taken after a meeting of the Akali Dal’s Kaur Committee which lasted for more than four hours today. Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal addressed the press after the meeting and announced that he would no longer be a part of BJP-NDA.

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