Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades

Rescuers tend to injured passengers after a train derailed in Yilan, Taiwan October 21, 2018. Military News Agency/Handout via REUTERS

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Eighteen people died and 175 were injured when a train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, authorities said, in the island’s worst rail disaster in more than three decades. Four carriages overturned in the crash, which occurred in Yilan County near the coast on a line popular among tourists when all eight […]

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