Russian passenger train derails en route to 2014 Olympic site

Posted on July 7, 2013 • Filed under: Russia, Tourist Injured, Tourist Warning

According to the USA Today, a Russian passenger train has derailed while traveling from Siberia to Sochi, the future Olympic city on the Black Sea, and emergency officials say more than 70 people were injured. Oleg Fedyura of the Emergencies Ministry said the engine and five passenger cars derailed shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday as the train approached the Krylovskaya station about 110 kilometers (65 miles) south of the southern city of Rostov-on-Don. Read article

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