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    WATCH Moment Passenger Train Derails in Deadliest Taiwan Rail Crash in Decades

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    A surveillance camera captured the moment a passenger train left its tracks, killing 18 and injuring an additional 168.

    The accident occurred at 4:50 p.m. local time; the cause of the accident has yet to be clarified.

    READ MORE: Train Derails in Taiwan, Kills At Least 22, Injures 171 — Railway Administration

    A Puyuma Express train carrying 366 passengers was en route to the city of Taitung when it went off its tracks; several cars flipped over.

    According to a government spokesman, most of the deaths were in the first car.

    The Chinese State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office expressed its condolences on Monday following the deadly train crash in Taiwan.




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