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Two trains collide in Gangwon-do Province, Korea

Updated: 2014-07-23 07:52:27 KST
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Now to another accident that adds to the unease and lack of confidence in Korea's travel and tourism industry.
Two passenger trains collided early Tuesday evening on Korea's east coast, killing one passenger and injuring more than 90 others.
KORAIL the nation's railroad operator says a tourist train collided with a passenger train between Taebaek Station and Mungok Station in Taebaek, Gangwon-do Province, about 270 kilometers east of Seoul.
Four of those hurt in the accident are being treated for serious injuries, most other were able to go home after a short stay in hospital.
Reports say the tourist train failed to heed a stop signal before crashing into the waiting locomotive.
Investigators are still determining who is at fault.


Reporter : connie@arirang.co.kr

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fatboyme (USA) 2014-07-22    

So very sad.