Train derailment in Congo leaves 50 people dead

Train derail

Fifty people have died in a train accident in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the country’s minister for humanitarian affairs said on Thursday

The train derailed around 3.00 a.m. (0200 GMT) in the province of Tanganyika, in the south-east of the central African nation.

Several people also suffered injuries.

The cause of the accident was not immediately clear.

“Speaking for the government, I present my condolences to the families affected,” the minister said on Twitter.

SOURCE: dpa

(Visited 25 times, 1 visits today)
Also read  Buhari speaks as the President of Africa - CNN

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>