Russia: 19 killed in train-bus collision

Emergencies Ministry members work at the site of a collision between a passenger train and a suburban train in Moscow, Russia April 9, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Emergencies Ministry members work at the site of a collision between a passenger train and a suburban train in Moscow, Russia April 9, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Moscow [Russia], Oct 6: At least 19 people have been killed after a shuttle train collided with a passenger bus in the Vladimir region east of Moscow.

Sputnik news agency quoted the authorities, as saying that the bus drove into the train’s path of the train at a railway crossing.

Kazakhistan Foreign Ministry spokesman Anuar Zhainakov said that two Kazakh nationals were the drivers of the bus. One of them died.

According to reports, the bus had a Kazakh license plate and passengers were from Uzbekistan.

Regional authorities identified 15 Uzbek nationals as victims.

With Inputs From ANI

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