Mozambique Freight Train Derails; 17 Dead

Map of Mozambique.  (Photo: Google Maps)

Map of Mozambique.
(Photo: Mapquest)

Reuters Africa is reporting that at least 17 people were killed after a freight train carrying commuters and merchandise including coal derailed in Mozambique’s capital on Thursday, a railway company driver told Reuters on Friday.

The train was traveling from Maputo to neighboring Zimbabwe. The company has made no comment.

This story is developing.

Read more at Reuters Africa.

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