15 July 2014, 17:06

Moscow subway tragedy: death toll rises

Three train cars derailed in a Moscow subway between Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar stations. According to the latest reports from the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, ten people were killed and 80 others were injured.

The accident occurred during a morning rush hour. About 20 people were trapped inside a damaged train car. Sixty ambulance crews are working at the scene.

The Park Pobedy-Molodyozhnaya subway stretch remains shut. There are huge traffic jams in the area of the accident as dozens of additional buses were brought in for the evacuated subway passengers.

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