In a railway accident in Bulgaria killing 4 people

In a railway accident in Bulgaria killing 4 people

Another 20 were injured when a descent of tanks with liquefied gas from the rails.

Several tanks with liquefied gas derailed in the center of the Bulgarian town of Shoumen and ignited. As a result of incident killed four people, injured more than 20.

As reported by the TV channel bTV, citing the national company “Railway infrastructure”, the incident occurred at 05:37 local time (06:37 MSK).

“The situation is very complicated, at least four people were killed and many wounded. Rescuers at the scene pulled from the rubble 12 people”, — said the Commissioner of fire protection of Bulgaria Nikolay Nikolov.

After the accident, in the emergency Department of the local hospital received 23 people. In addition, in the disaster zone were destroyed 20 houses.

Now on the scene working the fire service and law enforcement officers. The area is cordoned off, carry out evacuation of local residents.

Five people are killed and nearly 30 injured when a freight train carrying gas EXPLODES in Bulgaria

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