Saturday, November 28, 2009

25 deaths in Moscow - St. Petersburg train crash

At least 25 people died and 63 injured after a passenger train en route from Moscow to St. Petersburg derailed on Friday evening. The Russian train crash happened 280 km from St. Petersburg at 21:34 local time - state television said. There were reported 663 people on the Nevsky Express train. 2 medical airplanes and more than 20 ambulance medical teams were displaced on the accident site. The authorities stated that 3 or 4 carriages derailed making the Express to overturn and the police investigates a suspect crater beneath the rails.
Update: Following investigations, police concluded that a bomb terrorist act caused Nevsky Express train derail killing 26 and injuring more than 100.
Video Report Nevsky Express Moscow-St. Petersburg train accident.


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