A prepare derailment in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday killed no less than 17 individuals and injured 126, authorities authorities mentioned.
The accident happened on Sunday afternoon in Yilan County close to the coast, with a number of carriages overturned on a railway standard amongst vacationers.
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“As of 6.30pm there are 17 useless on web site and 126 individuals injured,” the Taiwan Railways Administration mentioned in a press release, including that the prepare had been shifting between two stations in Yilan County earlier than the derailment occurred.
Taiwan’s central authorities mentioned that rescue companies had been on the scene and that the premier had been notified and was extremely involved over the security of the vacationers.
Taiwan’s Central Information Company reported that greater than 30 individuals had been nonetheless trapped within the prepare early on Sunday night.