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Three killed as gas tank truck collides with train in East Siberia

Other News Materials 13 January 2011 09:16
Three people were killed as a gasoline tanker collided with a freight train at an uncontrolled railroad crossing in East Siberia's Irkutsk Region, the Emergency Situations Ministry reported, RIA Novosti reported.
Three killed as gas tank truck collides with train in East Siberia

Three people were killed as a gasoline tanker collided with a freight train at an uncontrolled railroad crossing in East Siberia's Irkutsk Region, the Emergency Situations Ministry reported, RIA Novosti reported.

It was not immediately clear why the crash occurred and who exactly died. No fuel leak was reported.

"The rail tracks are not damaged," the ministry said.

An investigation is underway.

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