Freight train derailment near Ukraine due to 'explosive device'
A freight train in the Russian region of Bryansk, bordering Ukraine, was derailed due to the detonation of an “explosive device” on the tracks for the second day in a row, the local governor.
“An unidentified explosive device was detonated near Snejetskaya station,” Bryansk region governor Alexander Bogomaz said a day after a similar derailment in the same area . “The incident resulted in the derailment of a locomotive and several train cars,” he added.
Another train sabotage reported in Bryansk region in Western Russia, with 20 cars going off rails after a series of explosions. Russian Railways called it “illegal interference,” per RBC. This is a second incident in two days — yesterday another train carrying fuel was blown up. pic.twitter.com/itpUVN32kC
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