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At least 62 dead and a hundred injured after the collision of two trains in Pakistan
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At least 62 dead and a hundred injured after the collision of two trains in Pakistan

At least 62 people have died after a train accident that occurred this early Monday in the southeast of Pakistan. The accident occurred at dawn when the Millat Express derailed and fell onto another track, causing the collision with the Sir Syed Express in the Ghotki district of Sindh province, Pakistan Railways spokeswoman Nazia Jabeen said.Mohamed Usman Abdullah, Deputy Commissioner of Ghotki, the district where the accident occurred yesterday, said the death toll rose to 62, after more bodies were found overnight.Of hundred wounded From the collision of the two trains, 28 remain hospitalized, six of them in serious condition.The source indicated that the operations in search of bodies contin...
More than 200 injured when two subway trains, one of them self-driving, collided in Kuala Lumpur
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More than 200 injured when two subway trains, one of them self-driving, collided in Kuala Lumpur

At least 213 people were injured, dozens of them seriously, as a result of the collision of two trains in a subway tunnel in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) late on Monday, official sources reported on Tuesday."At least 47 people with significant injuries they have been transferred to the hospital, "Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong told the media.The authorities have opened a investigation to determine the reasons for the accident.The head of the Dang Wangi police station, one of the main police stations in the Malaysian capital, Zainal Abdullah, told the media that a self-driving train carrying dozens of passengers it collided at around 8:45 p.m. on Monday (12:45 GMT) with another train, this empty and...
Spectacular train derailment with hazardous substances in Iowa
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Spectacular train derailment with hazardous substances in Iowa

These are the tremendous images seen from the air of the derailment of a train of 47 cars with dangerous substances in Iowa, United States. The train derailed last Sunday and some of the wagons began to burn, so part of a nearby town had to be evacuated and 80 of the 2,700 inhabitants were displaced to other places.The train was carrying ammonium nitrate, a substance that can be mixed with others to make a powerful explosive. An area of ​​several kilometers around the accident was also closed in which there were no injuries, according to the Union Pacific company. . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
A plane crashes into the train tracks in Girona: second plane crash in Spain in hours
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A plane crashes into the train tracks in Girona: second plane crash in Spain in hours

A plane has collapsed this Saturday in the vicinity of the Sabadell aerodrome (Barcelona) and has fallen on the commuter train tracks that cross the town, an event in which the pilot was injured without being seriously injured. It is the second plane crash in Spain in just a few hours.Various sources of the emergency services in Catalonia have reported that the woman is being treated at the scene of the accident by staff of the Emergency Medical System (EMS), which has displaced four ambulances to the place, while the Fire Brigade of the Generalitat have sent four supplies.The accident, which has led Civil Protection to activate the AEROCAT and FERROCAT plans, was caused by causes that are sti...
The new "hero" from India: a worker saves the life of a minor who falls to the train tracks and donates the prize received
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The new "hero" from India: a worker saves the life of a minor who falls to the train tracks and donates the prize received

A Vangani station worker, near Bombay (India), has saved the life of a child who slipped on the platform and fell onto the tracks just as a train was approaching. As can be seen in the images captured by the security cameras of the railway enclosure, the little one falls to the train tracks and her mother acts out of apparent fear and blockage. However, one of the station workers, Mayur Shelke, appears running down the tracks in the direction of the minor. The tense moment has gone viral on social networks. While in the background of the image you can see a train approaching the platform without time to stop, this "hero" manages to arrive in time to catch up with the little one, put it on the...