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Taiwan’s transport minister resigns after dozens of people are killed in train accident

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Rescuers removed parts of the derailed train on April 3, north of Hulien County in eastern Taiwan.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

A woman weeps as families of victims mourn a train accident near Tarko Gorge in Hulien, Taiwan.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Taiwanese investigators inspected the wreckage of a yellow truck in which officers are suspected of hitting the train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Workers help to remove the damaged train carriage.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Relatives of derailed victims pray at the accident site.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

A woman burned ghost money for the victims of the derailed train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

A detailed view of the mountains of Hulien County, where rescue teams are removing parts of the derailed train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

The activists try to remove a part of the derailed train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Rescuers work at the site where a train derailed inside a tunnel in eastern Taiwan on Friday, April 2.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Emergency personnel gather near the tunnel.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Part of the train debris can be seen in the tunnel.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

A member of the emergency crew rest near the derailed train site.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

An aerial view depicts the rescuers working on the site.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

The members of the Tzu Chi Foundation pay their respects as rescue teams transfer the carcasses of the accident victims at Shincheng railway station.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

A victim family member uses a cell phone at the accident site.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Passengers are seen making their way through the tunnel with rescue personnel.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Rescuers transfer the bodies of the victims to Shincheng railway station.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

An aerial view shows rescue personnel on site.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Emergency personnel carry body bags inside the train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

A part of the derailed train is seen derailing near the Toroko Gorge area.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

This image, created from a video released by hsnews.com.tw, ​​helps a passenger get out of the train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Passengers exit the tunnel where the train derailed.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Rescuers work on site.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Emergency personnel assist the survivors as they evacuate the derailed train.

Deadly train derails in Taiwan

Emergency personnel have been seen in the tunnel next to the train wreck.

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