Indonesia: Train collision kills at least 13

By
April 15, 2006 06:39

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

A passenger train traveling to Indonesia's capital Jakarta plowed into the back of a stationary train early Saturday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 26 others, a railway official said. Rescue workers at the site of the crash on Java Island were checking to see if any more bodies or injured passengers remained trapped in the wreckage of the trains, which were carrying 1,000 passengers between them, said local railway official Sarni. Officials were investigating the cause of the accident at Gubuk station, but Sarni said it appeared the moving train had time to break before it smashed into the stationary one, hence the large number of survivors. The accident occurred just after 2 a.m. local time, said Sarni, who like many Indonesians only goes by one name.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

GAL GADOT as 'Shank' in 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'
November 20, 2018
‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and Gal Gadot praised by critics

By AMY SPIRO