• Kyodo


The lead car of a four-car Nankai Electric Railway Co. express train derailed Monday morning in Koya, Wakayama Prefecture, due to a landslide, but no one was hurt, officials said.

The accident occurred between Kii Hosokawa and Kii Kamiya stations a little after 9:30 a.m. There were some 30 passengers and two crew members on the train, which was bound for Gokurakubashi Station from Nanba Station in Osaka, the Nankai officials said.

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