Five Killed 53 Injured in Philadelphia Train Derailment

KABUL: (Middle East Press) At least five people were killed and dozens injured after a train derailed and overturned in Philadelphia late Tuesday.

Emergency personnel said six of the injured were in critical condition and 53 others were less critically hurt amid chaotic scenes after at least seven train cars, including the engine car, were crushed, turned over on their side or left upside down.

The Amtrak railroad company said there were 238 passengers and five crew members aboard its derailed No. 188 train on route from Washington, DC to New York.

It said Amtrak service along the whole Northeast train corridor between New York and Philadelphia had been suspended.

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