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The train from Moscow to St. Petersburg was derailed - in the Railways did not exclude the version of undermining

August 13 2007

In the Novgorod region around 21:15 Moscow time on Monday derailed several wagons of high-speed passenger train "Nevsky Express" № 166 Moscow - St. Petersburg.

As reported in the emergency department in St. Petersburg, according to preliminary data, the accident a passenger train Moscow - St. Petersburg injured 10 people. Of deaths were reported, said the operations duty officer Emergencies Ministry, reports " Interfax ".

In the Railways did not rule out that the cause of what happened was the explosion, told Interfax a source in the Railways. "There were no casualties, but there are victims," - said the source. According to him, the speed of the train at the time of the accident was about 180 km / hour. However, officials from the Railways and the police have not confirmed the version of detonation. In turn, a source in the Russian Ministry of Transport announced that as a result of catastrophe derailed 17 cars. " Data on casualties specified. In place of all the emergency services, including vzryvotehnikov FSB "- the source said.

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