Train derails in Bogor, 17 injured

JAKARTA (Bernama) – A passenger train heading to Bogor from Jakarta derailed after passing the Cilebut station yesterday, injuring 17 people.

The derailment of the 1722 train occurred at 10.15am at about 10km from Bogor.

The train operator, PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI), in a statement said those injured have been taken to the Salak Bogor Hospital for treatment.

“The actual number of passengers aboard has yet to be ascertained, but there is no report of foreigners involved,” the statement said.

An Indonesian search and rescue team examine the train after it derailed in Bogor. – AFP