In the city of Jinchang, in the northwest of China's Gansu province, 9 people were killed when a train crashed into workers doing maintenance and repair works on the railway.
The train going from Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, to Hangcou, the capital of the Ciciang province, hit the railway workers in the city of Cinchang, Gansu at 4:05.19 on the morning of June 9, at least XNUMX people died in the incident. It was learned that all of the people who died in the accident, when the train from Urumqi to Hangzhou collided with a group of workers involved in railway repair works, were railway workers.
According to the first information received, it was learned that the workers entered the line followed by the train during their work and the driver of the passenger train did not notice the workers.
Rescue efforts continue and the cause of the accident is being investigated.