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Two metro trains collide in Shanghai, more than 40 injured

(People's Daily Online)

15:42, September 27, 2011

Two metro trains in Shanghai collided Tuesday afternoon, and an identified number of passengers were injured in the accident, the Shanghai-based reported.

The two trains were running on the No. 10 line when they rear-ended, injuring more than 40 passengers.

The accident has been confirmed by the Shanghai metro system administrative authorities and it said nobody was killed.

Online pictures shot by microbloggers show that rescuers and ambulances were rushing toward the scene, between the downtown Nanjing East Road and the Shanghai Communications University.

A picture showed a passenger was lying on the ground bleeding, while others were doing emergency treatment on the passenger.

Equipment failures were believed to have caused the crash on the Line 10 subway, Xinhua quoted local subway operator as saying.

On July 23,two high-speed trains collided in East China's Zhejiang province, killed 40 people and injured 191 others.

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PD User at 2011-09-2858.68.145.*
damn it.
Henry H. at 2011-09-27124.116.9.*
The railway minister should not be on duty .
Henry H. at 2011-09-27124.116.9.*
The railway minister should not be on duty .

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