Several injured in train mishap in France
July 18 , 2014
More than two dozen people were injured in France on Thursday, July 17, when a high-speed TGV train with 178 people on board crashed with another train transporting 70 people on the Pau-Bayonne line, according to media reports.
The TGV train had reportedly stopped and was restarting when the accident took place near Denguin town.
Nine people are reported to have suffered serious injuries. Police officers and firemen helped in the rescue operations.
A recent report had raised concerns over France’s railway network, saying maintenance checks were inadequate.