In Thailand, a passenger bus collided with a train, killing 20 people and injuring 29
At least 20 people have been killed and 29 others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a train in Thailand.
According to a report by a foreign news agency, a passenger bus was going to a pagoda, a place of worship away from the capital, to attend a Buddhist festival in Chachongsao province of Thailand when it collided with a train while crossing the track.
After the accident, bodies and injured passengers were lying helplessly on all sides of the railway track. Later, the injured were shifted to the hospital for medical treatment.
Rescuers rushed to the scene, removing the dead and injured from the wreckage of a passenger bus and transporting them to a nearby hospital.
Rescue work has been started by calling for a crane to lift the wreckage of the bus.
Traffic accidents are common in Thailand, according to a United Nations report published in 2018, which ranks Thailand second in terms of the number of deaths in traffic accidents worldwide.