Friday, September 30, 2011

Russian Train Accident Kills 5 in Nizhny Novgorod - 30th Sept 2011

Five people were killed by an on coming train while crossing the tracks in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia’s Volga federal district, RIA Novosti reported.

A group of passengers had just left a commuter train when struck by a second train, the Moscow-based news service said. Three women and two men were killed, while a sixth man was treated in a nearby hospital and released, the report said.

Local transportation officials have begun a preliminary investigation, RIA said. Source