Tuesday, September 1, 2015   

Seven killed in Jakarta train collision
(12-09 15:05)

At least seven people were killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta, derailing a women-only carriage which burst into flames, officials said.
An AFP correspondent saw six people being taken to hospital in ambulances.
Both the carriage and tanker were flipped on their sides and on fire.
The rail company estimated that 600 passengers were on board.
The tanker was owned by state-owned company Pertamina.
   
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