13 killed in Ukraine train crash

Last updated 09:22 05/02/2014

Relevant offers

Europe

Sydney siege: Man Haron Monis's flurry of letters revealed Hundreds of MH17 remains still to be identified Denmark stakes its claim in the war for the North Pole Russian President Putin offers no solutions for rouble side Vladimir Putin promises economic recovery but downturn 'can last two years' Bets suspended on Queen abdication Plane on UK runway stopped to detain Syria-bound teen Russia tries to halt rouble collapse Britain susceptible to Sydney-style terror attack Convicted men in failed London attack lose appeal

At least 13 people are reported dead after a train hit a minibus in eastern Ukraine.

News reports say the crash occurred on Tuesday (local time) near the town of Belaniy, 270 kilometres east of Kiev.

The Interfax news agency cited a statement from the regional prosecutors' office as saying the driver of the small bus apparently ignored a lighted signal at the railroad crossing. Interfax said five injured bus passengers were hospitalised.

The bus driver reportedly was unhurt.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content