17 killed, over 100 injured as train derails in Taiwan

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Taipei, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 100 injured when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital on Sunday, railway officials said.

The high-speed Puyuma Express, which was carrying around 300 passengers, came off the tracks and overturned at around 4.50 p.m. local time in Yilan County, Efe news reported.–IANS

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