Four injured in train crash

Four people have been injured when a carriage of Rangoon commuter train yesterday came off the tracks in Kamaryut township, according to an eye-witness.

The witness said the last carriage of the train was detached from the train and derailed after leaving Hledan Station.

Three men and a woman were injured in the incident and were sent to Rangoon Hospital.

“Three males and one woman were injured – a wheel from the carriage came off the tracks and caused it to crash. There were a lot of bystanders,” said the witness.

An official on duty at Kamaryut Police Station confirmed the incident and said concerned government authorities were at the site.

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