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Train Collision in South Korea Kills 1, Injures 87

TrainA commuter train and a tourist train collided head-on in Taebaek, a resort area located in eastern Gangwon province of South Korea, and about 200 km southeast of Seoul.

The accident happened at about 6 p.m. on July 22.

An official of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Nam Young-woo, confirmed that a woman in her 60s lost her life in the accident while 87 other people were injured. He also said that there were 63 people in one train and 40 in the other at the time of accident