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Gruesome Train Crash Kills 15 in Poland

World | March 4, 2012, Sunday // 09:54| Views: 1023 | Comments: 1
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Bulgaria: Gruesome Train Crash Kills 15 in Poland Photo of the train crash in Poland, EPA/BGNES

15 people have perished a heavy train crash in southern Poland, believed to be the worst train crash in the country for the last 2 decades.

Another 54 persons have been injured and hospitalized; 40 of them are in a grave condition.

The accident happened late Saturday night in the region of the town of Szczekociny in Silesia.

The Warsaw-Krakow train, composed of 4 cars, and the Przemysl-Warsaw train, composed of 6 collided when turning out racing against each other on one track.

The two trains, servicing major Polish cities, had a total of 350 passengers travelling in them.

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bogomil - 4 Mar 2012 // 13:26:10

Clearly Mr Putin's fault.. Oh, those Russians..