At least 36 killed and 70 remain trapped after train derailed in tunnel in Taiwan


At least 36 people have been killed after a train derailed inside a tunnel in Taiwan following a collision with a truck.

Some 70 passengers remain trapped inside the mangled carriages, while another 40 have been rushed to hospital, after the train crashed outside the city of Hualien on Friday.

The express train was packed with around 350 people, many of whom were standing, as it carried tourists who were heading home at the start of the long weekend.

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