A Train in Russia Derails and at Least 25 have Died and 95 Injured!


A passenger train running from Moscow to St. Petersburg derailed Friday, causing 10 deaths and 130 injuries, state-run Russian television reported.

Russian state radio and TV said the crash occurred 280 km (174 miles) from St. Petersburg at 9:38 p.m. (12:38 p.m. ET). Rescue workers were trying to free people trapped under the carriages of the Nevsky Express that overturned.

State media outlets said at least four carriages derailed. Police were investigating a small crater underneath the rails.

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Update:
MOSCOW, November 28 (RIA Novosti) – Twenty-five people died in the derailment of a Nevsky Express train that could have been a terrorist attack, and 95 were injured, according to the latest data from the Russian health minister.

Tatyana Golikova also said 19 people remain unaccounted for.


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