19 people killed in train-bus collision in Russia: sources

MOSCOW: At least 19 individuals were killed on Friday when a train into a bus that had separated on a level intersection east of Moscow, provincial specialists said Friday. The accident happened amid the night close to the city of Vladimir, nearly 110 kilometers (70 miles) east of the Russian capital.

“As indicated by the most recent data, 19 individuals have been killed,” the head of the territorial health services, Alexandre Kiryukhin, told the TASSnews organization. The figure was affirmed by Russia’s Investigative Committee which said it had opened a request.

The territorial inside service said the bus separated on the level intersection. The train, going from the western city of Saint Petersburg to Nijni-Novgorod, east of Moscow, hammered into the bus at 3:29 am (0029 GMT) on Friday. The majority of the dead were locally available the transport.

“There are no casualties among the train pessengers,” the service said and released photos of the disaster area of the transport close to the railroad track.