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One Killed, Nine Injured After Train-Bus Collision In Southern Kazakhstan

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by September 16, 2019 Business

NUR-SULTAN A bus driver was killed and nine of his passengers were injured, after a train-bus collision, in the Almaty region in southern Kazakhstan, the regional mayor’s office confirmed on Sunday.

The accident took place at around 19:20 local time (1320 GMT), on the Yekaterinburg-Almaty highway.

The train, at full speed, crashed into the bus, with 67 people on board, at a crossing at Shamalgan station.

The bus driver drove onto the railway track during a traffic jam.

The bus still remained on the railway track, when the train approached. An investigation is underway.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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