Google+
Рейтинг@Mail.ru
Pravda.ru

News » Hotspots and Incidents

Freight and passenger trains collide near Moscow, at least 9 killed

20.05.2014 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 
Freight and passenger trains collide near Moscow, at least 9 killed. 52803.jpeg
AP photo

The number of victims of the collision of a freight and passenger trains in the Moscow region has climbed to nine. Previously, it was reported that there were five people killed in the accident. Helicopters are being used to evacuate those who were injured in the crash.

A freight train hit a passenger train near Moscow in the afternoon of May 20. More than 50 people suffered injuries of various degree in the accident. The passenger train was traveling from Moscow to Chisinau, Moldova. Two cars of the passenger train derailed as a result of the collision.

According to preliminary information, an axle of one of the cars of the freight train broke, 16 cars of the freight train derailed and hit the passenger train that was traveling on parallel tracks.

 
| More
851

Popular photos

Most popular

Modern Day America: One Step Away from the Third Reich
Modern Day America: One Step Away from the Third Reich
Unbeknownst to most Americans the United States is presently under thirty presidential declared states of emergency. They confer vast powers on the Executive Branch including the ability to...
USA deliberately pushes Russia into China's arms
USA deliberately pushes Russia into China's arms
The United States refused to negotiate with Russia on the deployment of GLONASS navigation system on its territory. Russia and China will discuss possible joint projects in the field of space...
Система Orphus