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Train derailment after rains in Turkey kills 24, injures 318

Train derailment after rains in Turkey kills 24, injures 318

A passenger train derailed in northwestern Turkey, killing two dozen people and injuring more than 300 others, officials said Monday. Investigators believe that heavy rains caused the ground under the rails to collapse, causing Sunday’s crash, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said. The train was heading to Istanbul from Edirne, on the border with Greece, […]

July 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Train hits school van at India crossing, killing 13 children

Train hits school van at India crossing, killing 13 children

Thirteen children were killed on Thursday when a school van collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a police official said. Eight children were injured and taken hospital, said the official, adding there were 22 children in the vehicle. The accident took place early in […]

April 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Train crash several dead, more than 100 injured in Washington

Train crash several dead, more than 100 injured in Washington

An Amtrak train traveling for the first time on a new high-speed route derailed in Washington state on Monday, killing several people and sending numerous cars flying off an overpass on to a busy highway. A US official told the earlier in the day that at least six people died and that the number of […]

December 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 23 dead, dozens hurt as train derails in India

At least 23 dead, dozens hurt as train derails in India

At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after an express train derailed in north India Saturday, officials said, as rescuers clambered across mangled carriages to pull passengers from the wreckage. Emergency workers and crowds of local people rushed to the site where 14 coaches derailed near Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh state, some […]

August 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mississippi, At least 4 dead 35 injured after speeding train slams into luxury coach on crossing

Mississippi, At least 4 dead 35 injured after speeding train slams into luxury coach on crossing

Four people confirmed dead and another 35 injured most of them seriously after a train hit a coach that appeared to be stuck on a crossing. Biloxi, Police in Mississippi, explained how “terrible, chaotic” scene after a freight train slammed into the stricken vehicle. Many passengers were trapped for hours and are still being treated amid debris from the […]

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Train crushes rickshaw, kills 7 students in Pakistan

Train crushes rickshaw, kills 7 students in Pakistan

Police say a train has crushed two motorized rickshaws on an ungated crossing, killing seven schoolchildren in central Pakistan. Police officer Javed Ahmed says the rickshaw drivers apparently misjudged the speed of the coming train due to heavy fog while attempting to cross the tracks early Friday morning near the town of Lodhran. The train […]

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