At least 25 killed, 50 injured in fire at Cairo's main railway station; blaze broke out after train crashed into steel barrier
The fire broke out at Cairo's Ramses railway station after a train crashed into a steel barrier, the sources said. Photos showed a thick cloud of black smoke billowing around the station.
More than 30 people were injured when train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia.
A packed commuter train crashed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, officials said, with more than 100 people reportedly injured.
Among those mourning the train crash's victims were President Sergio Mattarella, Parliament President Laura Boldrini and Transport Minister Graziano Delrio.
The crash happened Tuesday on a single-track stretch of railway run by station managers who communicate directly with train drivers.
The official death toll from Italy's train crash stood at 23, but the prefect of Barletta said relatives reported another four people unaccounted-for.
Italy's premier, Renzi, said the train crash "is a moment of tears" and pledged not to stop investigating until a cause was determined.
At least 17 people, including senior officers of Pakistan Army, were killed on Thursday when four bogies of a special train carrying troops fell into a canal in Punjab province after the bridge it was passing over collapsed, with top officials describing the incident as an act of "sabotage".
A 41-year-old India-born man is among the six victims of the horrific accident in a New York suburb in which a crowded commuter train rammed into a SUV stalled on the tracks and caught fire.
At that point, the train was going 121 mph (195 kph) when the speed limit was set at 50 mph (80 kph). Four seconds later the driver applied emergency brakes.