Hundreds stranded after train derails in Mongolia
There were no fatalities as over 300 people were left stranded when a train derailed in south-eastern Mongolia early Sunday, Chinese state media reported. The incident happened about 7:30am amid heavy rainfall, according to Xinhua news agency. The train had been travelling from Mongolia’s capital Ulan Bator to Zamiin-Uud soum in the country’s south-eastern province of Dornogovi. There were many injuries in the derailment, Xinhua reported, with emergency services rushing to offer assistance.