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All passengers on derailed train safe

08-20-2010 14:07 BJT Special Report:China Fights Worst Flood in Decades |

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All passengers on a derailed train in southwest China's Sichuan Province have arrived at Chengdu Railway station safely. On Thursday, two of the train's carriages plunged into a river after floods destroyed a bridge section of the railway line.

The accident happened on the Shi-ting-jiang Bridge, near the town of Guang-han. As the train travelled, part of the bridge collapsed, leaving two carriages dangling over the river. More than 13-hundred passengers were safely evacuated, before both carriages fell into the river.

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