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Nearly 50 Killed In Taiwan Train Crash

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

10:28 AM - 2 Apr 2021



Nearly 50 people have been killed, and dozens injured after a packed train in Taiwan derailed in a tunnel.

A truck fell from a cliff in eastern Taiwan and landed on a train line, where a passenger train emerging from a tunnel smashed into it.

Media reports say 350 passengers were on board when the crash happened in the Toroko Gorge this morning.

With much of the train still trapped in the tunnel, escaping passengers were forced to scale doors, windows and roofs to reach safety.

Footage from the scene shows carriages crumpled or ripped apart by the impact.



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