• Kyodo


Two men were killed by an express train at JR Nagaokakyo Station in Kyoto Prefecture around midnight Friday after one of them fell onto the tracks, firefighters said.

Police and JR West said the accident occurred around 12:05 a.m. Saturday when a man fell onto the tracks and his coworker tried to rescue him. The two were on the way home from a welcoming party for new staff and were drunk at the time, police said.

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