17 killed in Taiwan rail accident: authorities

No longer much less than 17 of us bear died after a sigh derailed and flipped over in Taiwan Sunday, authorities acknowledged.The Taiwan Railways Administration confirmed the toll and acknowledged bigger than 70 of us had also been injured within the accident in northeastern Yilan county.No longer much less than five carriages had flipped over and had been lying on their facet, per an AFP reporter on the scene.Pictures from the plan showed the high-shuffle Puyuma Particular sigh fully derailed and lying zig-zagged at some level of the be conscious. Taiwan authorities acknowledged the accident had took save at four:50 pm local time (0850 GMT) and not utilizing a cause yet given. The Nationwide Fireplace Company acknowledged there had been 310 of us on board the carrier en route to the southern metropolis of Taitung.