October 21, 2018 / 11:09 AM / a month ago

Taiwan train accident kills at least 17

TAIPEI, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A train derailment in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday killed at least 17 people and injured 80, government authorities said.

The accident took place on Sunday afternoon in Yilan County, with several carriages overturned on a coastal railway popular among tourists.

Reporting by Jess Macy Yu, Yimou Lee and Taipei bureau Editing by David Goodman

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