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Aviation kerosene leaking from semi-tanks derailed in Amur region

January 22, 2013, 12:56 UTC+3

No people were injured in the railway incident

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VLADIVOSTOK, January 22 (Itar-Tass) — The aviation kerosene is leaking from the semi-tanks of the freight train that derailed in the Amur Region. The fuel is leaking from four tanks, which capsized, the press service of the regional emergency situation department told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.

The incident occurred on the railway in the Skovordino district on the section between the railway stations Ayachi and Yerofey Pavlovich. No people were injured in the railway incident. Eleven semi-tanks derailed, one pylon of the railway power line was broken down, 150 metres of the railway track were damaged. The train consisted of 70 wagons was moving eastwards.

The task force of the Amur regional emergencies department headed by chief of the department Viktor Bukht and the fire engines from the Skovordino fire depot rushed to the railway incident site. Two fire trains have already arrived at the railway incident site, one more fire train is on the way to the railway incident site.

The emergency headquarters was formed in the Far Eastern regional emergencies centre.


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