JAKARTA - Train Collision Leaves 4 Dead

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Title: Train Accident in Indonesia Leaves 4 Dead

(Updated at 1650 PST)

JAKARTA: At least four people were killed and eight others seriously injured on Tuesday when two trains collided in West Java and a third passenger train smashed into the derailed coaches, said sources.

A freight train carrying steel and cattle heading towards the town of Bandung in West Java, rammed into the tail of a train transporting containers, in the Pancawati district, derailing carriages from both trains, the state railway company spokesman said. A luxury passenger train coming from the opposite direction, serving the Surabaya-Jakarta route, then smashed into the derailed container wagons.



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