Train and bus collide in Baku, leaving dead and injured (UPDATED 2)
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Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 31 /Trend/
A train and a passenger bus, following on route number 124, collided in Garadagh district of Baku. As a result of the accident there are dead and injured among the passengers of the bus, head of the press service of JSC Azerbaijan Railways Nadir Azmammadov said.
As a result of the accident 7 people died and 12 bus passengers were injured, head of the Republican Traffic Police Kamran Aliyev told Trend.
The traffic accident occurred at 07:25 on the stretch of Putah - Heybat. The train following on route Agstafa - Baku collided with DAEWOO bus (license number 10-TF-427) at secured crossing.
Law enforcement agencies, working at the scene, determined that the crossing meets the standards of the Ministry of Transport of Azerbaijan.
According to preliminary data, the cause of the tragedy was the violation of traffic rules by the bus driver.