World Bulletin / News Desk
A landslip caused by heavy rains Tuesday caused three carriages of a Paris suburban RER train to overturn, slightly injuring seven people, France's transport minister said.
"There has been... a landslip on the RER B" between the southwestern suburbs of St-Remy-les-Chevreuse and Orsay, the minister, Elisabeth Borne, told Franceinfo radio. It caused "three carriages to overturn. Fortunately, there are only seven slightly injured, who are being treated."
Authorities in the Essonne department where the accident took place confirmed seven people had been slightly injured.
Several departments in the Paris region have been placed on an orange alert for heavy rains and flooding, as storms battered much of France over the past days.Last Mod: 12 Haziran 2018, 10:21