14 killed, 70 injured in Tunisia train accident

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Tunis, June 16: At least 14 people were killed and 70 injured when a passenger train smashed into a lorry in Tunisian capital on Tuesday, media reported.

According to media reports, the accident took place at 6:30 a.m. outside the town of Fahs, approximately 100 kilometers (60 miles) west of the capital, Tunis, where the train was heading.

14 dead in Tunisia train accident

Most of the dead were passengers on the train, which derailed, Tunisia's transport ministry said.

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"The death toll could rise," said transport minister Mahmoud Ben Romdhane.

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