Tajik passenger train crashes in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Oct. 10 /Trend, D. Azizov/
About 30 people were injured because of the derailment of five coaches of a Tajik passenger train, which was passing through Uzbekistan's territory, a source in the Ozbekiston temir yollari (Uzbekistan Railways) told Trend on Thursday.
According to the representative of the railway company, five cars of the train that was on the Dushanbe-Kanibadam route derailed at low speeds in the Gallyaral district of Jizzakh oblast on Thursday at around 10:00.
According to preliminary reports, the victims of the accident did not get life-threatening injuries. All of them were taken to the local hospital, where they received the necessary medical assistance.
The Dushanbe-Kanibadam train connects Tajikistan's capital with the northern Sughd oblast of the republic.
But the most part of its route accounts for Uzbekistan, because there is not a direct railway between these parts of Tajikistan.
An investigation is underway at the scene of the accident.