Taiwan

train derailed

More than 18 people have been killed and 178 injured in a train derailment in northeastern Taiwan. A total of 366 people were on the train traveling from Taipei to Taitung when all eight carriages derailed. The accident occurred at 16:50 local time on Sunday. This is the worst rail accident in Taiwan’s 27-year history. At least children were among the dead. The authorities said the cause of the derailment