Train hits fallen tree in France, 8 hurt

Railroad workers trying to clear the tracks near Saint-Aunes in the south of France on Wednesday. A regional train carrying 250 passengers hit a fallen tree on the tracks, between the cities of Nimes and Montpellier. At least eight people were severe
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Railroad workers trying to clear the tracks near Saint-Aunes in the south of France on Wednesday. A regional train carrying 250 passengers hit a fallen tree on the tracks, between the cities of Nimes and Montpellier. At least eight people were severely injured, according to press reports.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2016, with the headline 'Train hits fallen tree in France, 8 hurt'. Print Edition | Subscribe