Train derails in US; at least 3 killed, over 50 injured

WION Web Team
United States Published: Sep 26, 2021, 08:27 AM(IST)

Train derails in Montana, US Photograph:( Reuters )

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Amtrak said there were at least 147 passengers on the train including 13 crew members as the train derailed in Montana.

At least three people were killed after a train derailed in Montana in the United States.

Reports claimed at least 50 passengers were injured. Several trapped inside were being rescued. 

Amtrak said there were at least 147 passengers on the train including 13 crew members. Emergency units arrived in the area to evacuate passengers.

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The train was travelling between Seattle and Chicago. 

Amtrak sent emergency personnel to the scene of the accident as several hospitals were put on standby.

The train had derailed in a remote town in Montana near the border with Canada. Amtrak announced it was cancelling some trains between North Dakota and Montana.

(With inputs from Agencies)  

 

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