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Update: Four dead as Indonesia train collides with fuel truck

Published on Dec 9, 2013 2:59 PM
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BINTARO, Indonesia (AFP) - At least four people were killed when a commuter train collided with a fuel truck near the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Monday, derailing a women-only carriage which burst into flames, officials said.

An AFP correspondent saw six people being taken to hospital in ambulances.

Both the carriage and tanker were flipped on their sides and on fire, giving off thick plumes of black smoke.

Transport ministry spokesman Bambang Ervan confirmed four people, including the train driver, had been killed.

 
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