Two foreigners among 35 killed in China train crash (Lead)

July 24th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, July 24 (IANS) At least 35 people, including two foreigners, were killed and 210 injured in a high-speed train crash that occurred Saturday in China’s Zhejiang province, authorities said Sunday.

Thirtyfive people have been confirmed dead, including two foreigners, the emergency office said in a statement, reported Xinhua.

A probe found that the accident occurred at 8.27 p.m. Saturday at Shuangyu town in Zhejiang’s Wenzhou city, when a high-speed train D301 crashed into another bullet train D3115.

Four coaches of D301 fell off the viaduct, the results of investigation released early Sunday morning stated.

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