Five die in Senegalese freight train derailment
Senegal 18 July 1998: A freight train was derailed between Dakar and Mali killing at least five people. The train consisted of twenty-two wagons, ten which left the rails during heavy rain.
There are few details available but it is believed that the train was carrying inflammable liquid, possibly petrol.
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