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Trains collide in Indonesia, 18 injured

Two passenger trains collided in Indonesia today, injuring 18 people, police said. The accident occurred in Bogor, West Java, when an express train bound for Jakarta slammed into an economy-class train that had inexplicably stopped on the same track.

world Updated: Aug 04, 2009 13:29 IST

Two passenger trains collided in Indonesia on Tuesday, injuring 18 people, police said.

The accident occurred in Bogor, West Java, when an express train bound for Jakarta slammed into an economy-class train that had inexplicably stopped on the same track, Bogor police officer Arifin told AFP from the scene.

Seventeen people including one engineer were rushed to hospital but another engineer was still trapped in the wreckage.

"We're still investigating why the economy passenger train was stationary," Arifin said.