Bus Train Collision Kills 13 in Jakarta


Jakarta: At least 13 people were killed when a minibus was rammed by a train in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Sunday, said officials.

The accident took place around 8:48 am t Muara Angke train station crossroad. The minibus went through the crossroad despite the warning signal, Xinhua news agency reported.

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“So far, those killed in the crash were 13 people. Their bodies were evacuated to Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital,” Tambora precinct police chief Wirdhanto, who was overseeing the crash location, said.

The bus was dragged 400 metres after being hit by the train, the official said.