9 killed in China train accident
Train hits railway construction workers in northwestern Gansu province
At least nine people were killed in a train accident in China on Friday, according to state-run media.
A train was on its route to Hangzhou in the eastern Zhejiang province when it hit railway construction workers in Jinchang city of the northwest Gansu province, Chinese daily Global Times said.
The train had left Urumqi, the capital of northwest Xinjiang province, and the accident occurred around 5:19 a.m. (2119 GMT) on Thursday.
While the rescue operation is underway, an investigation into the incident has been launched.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.