Two persons died and another was severely injured in a collision of two trains Wednesday night in Donja Jablanica, a city located 85 km southwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo, local police told media.
The frontal collision of two wagon trains occurred in front of the Jablanica Railway station, sometime after the midnight, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton (MUP HNK) confirmed to local media on Wednesday late night.
The accident happened when one full train and one empty one coming from the opposite direction supposed to pass by, but collided. From the force of strike the locomotives and wagons were thrown several meters away from the track.
One person managed to get out of the train, and was urgently transferred to the local hospital after the accident.
“The complete suspension of the railway traffic is in effect,”Ljudevit Maric, MUP HNKspokesperson told local media on Thursday morning.