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33 injured in train crash in Tunisia

The Carthage Dermech Train station of the TGM (Tunis-Goulette-Marsa) light rail line on 21 December 2017, in Tunis, Tunisia. [Thierry Monasse/Getty Images]
The Carthage Dermech Train station of the TGM (Tunis-Goulette-Marsa) light rail line on 21 December 2017, in Tunis, Tunisia. [Thierry Monasse/Getty Images]

At least 33 people were injured after two trains collided in the Tunisian capital yesterday, Tunisian Railways Company said.

The injured were transferred to a number of hospitals for medical care, local media said.

There were no further details on the cause of the accident. However, the company said it had launched an investigation into the crash.

Tunisia witnesses approximately 100 rail crashes a year, mostly at junctions with roads.

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