Xinjiang railway service suspended due to flood

Train services on parts of the Southern Xinjiang Railway in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was suspended on Saturday morning due to flood, local authorities said.

The flood water has immersed parts of the rails and caused the train service of the Turpan-Korla section to be suspended, a Urumqi Railway Bureau official said.

More than 300 rescuers are working at the site. The trapped passengers have been arranged in safe places.


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