Train Crash in Congo: 60 Dead, 52 Injured

Train Crash in Congo 60 Dead, 52 Injured
Train Crash in Congo 60 Dead, 52 Injured

60 people died and 52 were injured in the train accident that took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The train going from Mwene-Ditu city in Lomani province in the Democratic Republic of Congo to Lubumbashi, the capital of Katanga province, derailed and crashed. Marc Manyonga Ndambo, Director of Infrastructure of the National Congo Railways Association (SNCC), said, "In the train accident that occurred, 61 people have now lost their lives and 52 people have been injured," said Marc Manyonga Ndambo.

After the rescue efforts in the accident, the authorities reported that the injured were taken to hospitals, while the officials of the National Railway Company (SNCC) stated that the passengers got on the freight train illegally.

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