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32 dead, 191 injured in East China train crash

Updated: 2011-07-24 05:41


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WENZHOU - At least 32 people were killed and 191 others injured in a train crash and derailing accident late Saturday in East China's Zhejiang province, according to the provincial emergency office.

The latest result of investigation by the Zhejiang provincial government showed that the accident occurred at 8:27 pm Saturday at the at the section of Shuangyu town in Wenzhou city of Zhejiang, when high-speed train D301 crashed into another bullet train D3115.

Four coaches of D301 fell off the viaduct, according to the investigation released early Sunday morning.

32 dead, 191 injured in East China train crash

Two coaches of a bullet train fell off a bridge after derailing in East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/Xinhua]

32 dead, 191 injured in East China train crash

Photos uploaded to Weibo, China's micro blog, show the site of a derailed bullet train in Zhejiang province, July 23, 2011.[Photo by]



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