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Vietnam
Derailment in torrential rain kills 2, injures 22

  : Sunday June 4, 2000
Two people were killed and 22 injured when a train derailed in central Vietnam on Friday (02 June).
The eleven-car train was travelling between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City when the derailment occurred in torrential rain near Quang Binh. It was carrying 213 passengers including 12 foreign nationals.

The country's transport minister Le Ngoc Hoan said that the bad weather was the primary cause of the accident.

There have been 123 railway accidents in Vietnam this year. These have resulted in 56 dead and 75 injuries.


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Train derailment kills two
South China Morning Post 03 Jun 2000


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