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8 dead after passenger train derails in Turkey

Published 27/01/2008

At least eight people have been killed by a passenger train which derailed in Turkey.

Two cars rolled over when the train from Istanbul to the southern city of Denizli derailed near the city of Kutahya.

Around 300 passengers had boarded in Istanbul and more than 400 others boarded in Kutahya.

It's the nation's fifth major rail accident in less than four years.

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