Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 September 2014

At least 15 killed in train crash in Tanzania

A train crash in central Tanzania has killed at least 15 people, according to

an official.

William Lukuvi said a stationary passenger train was hit by a goods train in

the town of Dodoma at around midday today. Mr Lukuvi is the town's regional

commissioner.

Mr Lukuvi said the line has been closed and cranes have been ordered to move

the wreckage and retrieve bodies which are still trapped inside. He said the

death toll may rise.

An investigation has begun into the crash and the wounded have been taken to

hospital.

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