The scene is very serious.in Taiwan A small train derailed…but the accident caused a huge tragedy.According to the latest official data, at least 50 people died, More 60 injured with Hundreds of passengers were trapped in the accident.
On Friday and Friday, local time, everything happened, and in Mexico, the night has passed.
According to early research, the little train In eight trucks Totally affected Against construction trucks That hinders the track. The accident happened, and most importantly, At the tunnel exit So everyone The passenger behind the convoy was stuck.
Video display of traveling around the world People broke windows trying to escape First responders were unable to pass through the narrow area of the tunnel to rescue the wounded.
The accident has been considered “The worst railway disaster in decades.”
As far as the president is concerned Tsai Ing-wen To extend condolences to dozens of families who have lost their loved ones, and report the situation of the injured and publicly order Investigate the cause of the crash, Taiwan’s train network failure or find the person responsible.
The train is abnormally full
This kind of tragedy sometimes happens, the train that crashed in Taiwan —It is also one of the fastest in the entire Asian network —It becomes abnormally full.
Although it only has eight carriages, this morning It carried nearly 500 passengers, many of whom were standing there.
In Taiwan, this weekend is also a holiday: Ming Festival, Equivalent to Day of the DeadTo celebrate their ancestors.So many people in accidents They are preparing for a long weekend.
*Information from DW and BBC