Train explosion in India kills 5

An explosion ripped through two cars of a passenger train in eastern India on Monday, killing five people and injuring at least 50 people, police said.

The explosion occurred near Belacoba train station, about 550 kilometers (345 miles) north of Calcutta, capital West Bengal state, said Inspector General of Police Raj Kanojia, the AP reports.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.