The incident took place around 6.24 am between Koderma and Manpur railway stations of the Dhanbad division, East Central Railway (ECR) said in a statement.
Purnagiri Janshatabdi Express going from Delhi to Uttarakhand's Tanakpur rolled back for 35 kilometres and finally stopped at Khatima.
Thirteen wagons of one of the trains and an engine jumped off the tracks following the collision.
Reports said a truck fell from a cliff above and landed on the tracks, where a train emerging from a tunnel smashed into it.
The accident occurred on Monday
Nine people died on the spot, while six others died in different hospitals.
Local media displayed videos from the scene showing flipped wagons with passengers trapped inside and surrounded by rubble.
In an attempt to board a running train, an elderly woman slips and comes under it.
The Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with a stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of the Punjab province.
Four out of the 12 derailed Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches had overturned.
All passengers trains on this route have been cancelled.
The Great Belt bridge in Denmark linking the islands of Zealand and Funen was shut after the incident and people were reportedly being evacuated.
Disaster management personnel along with those of the fire and emergency services department rescued the passengers, the officials said.
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Local residents started the protest on Saturday, raising slogans against the state government and demanding action against the train driver.
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