Muzaffarnagar, Aug 20 (IANS) The death toll in the Kalinga Utkal Express train disaster in Uttar Pradesh is 22, a senior police officer said on Sunday.

Senior Superintendent of Police Anant Deo told IANS that 20 people died in Muzaffarnagar district and one each in hospitals in Ghaziabad and Meerut where they had been taken by their families.

Deo said 20 of the victims had been identified.

The train was on its way from Puri in Odisha to Haridwar in Uttarakhand when 14 coaches derailed on Saturday evening at Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar district. More than 150 people were injured.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.