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Izmir metro train derails: several injured

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Baku, January 8, AZERTAC

At least ten people were injured in Izmir when a container fell onto a Metro train line and derailed a wagon of a train running near the Bölge Station area in Izmir on Friday morning, according to Yeni Safak newspaper.

While the Fahrettin Altay-Evka3 line metro was entering to Bölge station, one of the containers from the nearby container depot, where containers were being loaded with forklifts, fell on the train, according to initial reports.

Many ambulances and medical teams were sent to the spot. One of the injured passengers was taken to hospital. About ten people who were slightly injured in the accident were treated on the spot.

The metro line remained closed after the accident.

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