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Trains collide on Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing at least 4 people

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BANDUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Two trains have collided on Indonesia’s main island of Java, causing carriages to buckle and overturn and killing at least four people. Officials say the accident happened near a train station in West Java province. They say an express train traveling from Surabaya, the capital of East Java province, slammed into a commuter train heading from the station. Officials say at least four people were killed and 37 others were injured. Television video showed several carriages overturned or badly mangled and ambulances evacuating the injured. Train accidents are common on Indonesia’s aging railroad network, especially at crossings.

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