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Two subway trains rear-end in Shanghai, injuries reported

09-27-2011 16:41 BJT

SHANGHAI, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- A subway train rear-ended another Tuesday afternoon in Shanghai, leaving some passengers injured, the subway operator said.

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Equipment failures were believed to have caused the crash on the Line 10 subway, sources from the subway operator said.

Photos posted on weibo.com, China's Twitter-like microblogging site, showed several passengers were bleeding, with firefighters entering the train to rescue the injured.

Local authorities are investigating the exact cause of the crash.

Two subway trains rear-end in Shanghai, over 40 injured

A subway train rear-ended another Tuesday afternoon in Shanghai, leaving more than 40 passengers injured, the subway operator said.Full story>>

Ruijin Hospital ready to take the victims.

Many passengers fall in the carriage.

Malfunction section. Source: Shanghai Metro.

Firefigheters arrived at the scene.

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: Xinhua

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