Last Updated: Monday, November 24, 2014

Landslide hits freight train in China – 2 killed

Two drivers have been killed in a landslide that hit a freight train in Ankang City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Monday afternoon, Xinhua reported.

The landslide occurred at around 3 p.m on the Xunyang-Zongxi section of the railway, which runs from central China's Hubei Province to southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.

Eight carriages of the freight train numbered 75228 came off the track.

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 24, 2014