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Tunisia train crash kills 14 during rush hour

14 dead and 70 injured from a train and a truck collision

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At least 14 people were killed and 70 injured when a train and a lorry collided south of the Tunisian capital on Tuesday, the transport and interior ministries said.

The accident happened at El Fahes, some 60 kilometers from Tunis, at around 6:30 a.m. (0530 GMT) in the midst of the morning rush hour.

"The death toll could rise," Transport Minister Mahmoud Ben Romdhane told Mosaique FM radio.