18 killed Taiwan train derailment

Beijing, China (CNN)Taiwan authorities are investigating what caused a train carrying 366 passengers to derail Sunday in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan, killing at least 18 people and injuring 178.

The train was traveling between the cities of Shulin and Taitung when it left the tracks on a coastal line popular with tourists just before 5 p.m. local time, according to the transport ministry.
All eight train carriages derailed in the incident, with five of those overturning.

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