Category Archives: Accidents

Train derailed in Turkey, several dead and injured

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A passenger train has derailed in northwest Turkey, leading to deaths and injuries, according to local media reports. Emergency services have been dispatched to the scene, The incident occurred when five carriages of the train, carrying 300 people, came off the tracks near the Greek border.

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Train derailment kills 2, injures 20 in northern Italy

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At least two people were killed and 20 injured on Wednesday night after a passenger train derailed in northern Italy.

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. local time after the train hit a cargo truck near Turin, according to several local media outlets. The truck’s cargo wasn’t immediately known.

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Rescuers were still on the scene several hours later, looking for passengers who may have been trapped beneath the wreckage. Firefighters also were assisting, The train’s driver and a technician were killed, and at least 20 others were injured .

 

 

Cuba: Passenger plane crashes after taking off from Havana

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A plane with more than 110 people on board has crashed shortly after taking off from Jose Marti airport in Cuba’s capital, Havana, according to state media, The Boeing 737, which was heading to the eastern city of Holguin, crashed “near the international airport” on Friday, state agency Prensa Latina reported, The aircraft carried 104 passengers and nine crew. Local media reports said there were at least three survivors who were taken to hospital in critical condition.