VLADIVOSTOK, June 19 (Itar-Tass) — One person was injured as eleven freight carriages derailed in Russia’s Far East, the region’s emergencies ministry department told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
The accident took place on the territory of the Jewish Autonomous Region, 67 kilometers off Birobidzhan.
Refrigerator carriages and carriages full of metal derailed at the Belgorodskoye rail station.
Rescue teams and rail men are working on the site.
The movement of trains was suspended.
An investigation is underway.