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THIRTEEN DIE IN TRAIN-PUBLIC VEHICLE CRASH IN INDONESIA’S CAPITAL

JAKARTA — A fatal crash between a commuter line train and a public transport vehicle occurred here on Sunday morning, killing 13 people onboard the public vehicle.

The crash took place at 8.48 a.m. at Muara Angke train station crossroad in the western part of the capital city. The public transport vehicle of Metro Mini went through the cross road despite warning signal on the incoming of the commuter line train to the station, a local TV reported.

“So far those killed in the crash were 13 people. Their bodies were evacuated to Cipto Mangunkusumo hospital,” Tambora Precinct Police Chief Wirdhanto who oversees the crash location said.

Those killed in the crash were the ones boarded the Metro Mini public transport vehicle. The vehicle was dragged 400 meters after being hit by the commuter line train. PNA/Xinhua

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