14 dead, 70 injured in Tunisia train crash

The accident happened at El Fahes, some 60 kilometres from Tunis, at around 6:30am.



By (AFP)

Published: Tue 16 Jun 2015, 2:22 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:58 PM

Tunis — At least 14 people were killed and 70 injured when a train and a lorry collided south of the Tunisian capital on Tuesday, the transport and interior ministries said.

The accident happened at El Fahes, some 60 kilometres from Tunis, at around 6:30am (0530 GMT) in the midst of the morning rush hour.

“The death toll could rise,” Transport Minister Mahmoud Ben Romdhane told Mosaique FM radio. 


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