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At least 7 dead in a train derailment in DR Congo

Something like seven individuals were killed on Saturday night in another cargo train wrecking in the Lualaba territory, in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Another train mishap has killed somewhere around 7 individuals in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The temporary cost counts “7 dead and 14 genuinely harmed”, Deoda Kapenda, commonplace pastor of the Interior, told AFP. Adding, “a group is en route to the mishap site. The loss of life could ascend as numerous stowaways are caught under the lying carts”.

As per a nearby authority of the National Railway Company of Congo (SNCC), the cargo train was comprised of eight carts. It was leaving Tenke in Lualaba region for Kananga in the Kasai area. The mishap occurred in the town of Buyofwe, situated around 200 km from Kolwezi, capital of Lualaba region.

The wrecking comes two weeks after a train crash in the very town in mid-March that left no less than 75 individuals dead and 125 harmed, as per the public authority in Kinshasa.

Train crashes are normal in the DRC, due to the absence of traveler trains or acceptable streets, travelers frequently use cargo trains to travel significant distances.

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