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Death toll in Argentina's bus-train crash rises to 9

09-14-2011 08:54 BJT

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Authorities say the number of dead in Argentina's bus-train crash has risen to nine, with at least 212 people injured. Emergency officials are still trying to pull several bodies from the wreckage left by Tuesday's collision in the capital Buenos Aires.

The accident happened when a bus drove past a barrier with flashing lights and a ringing bell in an attempt to beat trains across the tracks. Police say at least 20 of the injured are in critical condition.

Investigators are studying videotape of the accident to determine exactly what happened. Officials say the barriers and warning bells were working normally, but some witnesses say one of the barriers had only descended part-way, leaving room for the bus, to try and beat the trains across the tracks drive across the tracks.

Death toll in Argentina train crash rise to 11, at least 228 injured

Death toll in Argentina train crash rise to 11 on Tuesday and at least 228 were injured after two trains and a public bus collided in a major crash in the heart of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, local police said. Full Story>>

Authorities say the number of dead in Argentina's bus-train crash has risen to nine, with at least 212 people injured. Emergency officials are still trying to pull several bodies from the wreckage left by Tuesday's collision in the capital Buenos Aires.

Authorities say the number of dead in Argentina's bus-train crash has risen to nine, with at least 212 people injured. Emergency officials are still trying to pull several bodies from the wreckage left by Tuesday's collision in the capital Buenos Aires.

Authorities say the number of dead in Argentina's bus-train crash has risen to nine, with at least 212 people injured. Emergency officials are still trying to pull several bodies from the wreckage left by Tuesday's collision in the capital Buenos Aires.

Authorities say the number of dead in Argentina's bus-train crash has risen to nine, with at least 212 people injured. Emergency officials are still trying to pull several bodies from the wreckage left by Tuesday's collision in the capital Buenos Aires.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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