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High-speed 'bullet train' derails in China causing two carriages to fall from bridge

Eleven people were killed and 89 others injured when a high-speed 'bullet' train lost power and was hit by another train today.
Two of the bullet train's carriages plunged off a bridge after the crash.
The official Xinhua New Agency said four carriages on the second train also derailed but it did not say how serious that was.
The accident happened in Wenzhou city in Zhejiang province about 8:30pm (12.30 GMT).
Rescue personnel are rushing to the scene, the state news agency reports, but that details on casualties are not known.
Rescue workers desperately try to free passengers from the wreckage of train after two carriages from a high-speed train derailed and fell off a bridge in Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang province. The country has spent billions on constructing its high-speed rail network.

Pictures show one carriage on the ground and another standing o

Added: Jul-23-2011 Occurred On: Jul-23-2011
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Tags: bullet, train, derailed,
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