Ethiopian train heading to Djibouti reportedly derailed

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Photo : EBC

April 4,2019

Djibouti bound freight train reportedly derailed in Eastern Shoa zone, South East of Addis Ababa, state broadcaster, EBC, reported on Thursday citing Ethiopian News Agency.

The accident happened at 3:00 o’ clock local time and authorities linked it to heavy rain which buried the tracks with soil.

There are no reports of causality but the train is damaged.

Train had 17 cars and three of them are completely damaged, according to the report.

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