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Eight people injured in Rusal freight train collision in Guinea - Reports

Moscow, Sep 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Eight people were injured in the collision of freight trains of a subsidiary of Russian mining giant Rusal in Guinea, local newspaper Guinee Matin reported, citing a representative of the delegation of the trade union located in the suburb of Conakry in the Simbaia region, Jean Tamba Kotambadouno.
Earlier on Monday, Guinee7 reported that two freight trains owned by Rusal's subsidiary Compagnie des Bauxites de Kindia (CBK) collided in Guinea, killing one and injuring four people. According to the portal, the incident took place in the suburbs of Conakry at 5 a.m. local time — one train was out of order, but its damage was not reported, as a result of which a second train riding along the same track collided with it.
"At the moment, there is one dead, eight injured and very large material damage," Kotambadouno said.
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