Sunday, February 08, 2009

3 die in Cuba train crash

3 die in Cuba train crash
The Associated Press
February 8, 2009

HAVANA - Two passenger trains collided in central Cuba on Saturday,
killing at least three people and injuring 93 others, state media reported.

Authorities were investigating why the eastbound and westbound trains
hit as they were passing each other on parallel tracks at about 8:30
a.m., outside the city of Sibanicu in Camaguey province, according to
the online edition of Adelante, the province's state-controlled newspaper.

The impact knocked some of the cars from the tracks, killing three
passengers and injuring 93 others, two of whom were in serious
condition, according to state television.

The injured were taken to hospitals in Camaguey.,0,462416.story

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