The collision of two trains in Kazakhstan


7.06.11.V Aktobe region of Kazakhstan on Monday, two trains collided and 48 passengers injured, 13 of them were taken to the hospital.

"With injuries of varying severity sought medical treatment 48 passengers, 13 of them were hospitalized. The morning of 7 June this year Seven passengers were discharged, six remain under the supervision of doctors, their condition is satisfactory ", — stated in a statement posted Tuesday on the website of the national railway company" Kazakhstan Temir Joly "(KTZ).

"Passengers affected by the incident, have been helped", — emphasized in informatsii.Ranee Kazakh Emergencies Ministry reported three injured in the accident.

According to preliminary data KTZ, "determined that the cause of the collision was the violation committed by the locomotive crew working train", in particular, allowed the passage of the locomotive engineer to inhibit signal semaphore.

The information is also noted that for the investigation of the causes of the accident, a special commission under the chairmanship of the Vice-President of JSC "NC" KTZ ".

"The Commission began its work at the scene to find out all the circumstances," — said in a statement.

Earlier, citing Kazakhstan Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that on Monday evening at the station in Mugalzharsky Emba district of Aktobe region shunting locomotive crashed into the "tail" car passenger train Aktobe — Almaty.

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