Tunisia train crash kills 14 during rush hour

An ambulance leaves the Bardo museum Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia after gunmen opened fire at the leading museum in Tunisia's capital. (File Photo: AP)

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.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:46 - GMT 06:46