Saint Lucia Extends Sympathy To Taiwan After ‘Devastating’ Train Crash

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has extended Saint Lucia’s sympathies to Taiwan after a devastating train crash killed dozens of people in that country.

“Out hearts go out to the people of Taiwan,” Chastanet wrote on his official Facebook page on Friday.

He disclosed that he has been in contact with ‘our Taiwan friends’ and extended ‘our deepest sympathies to the government and people of Taiwan.’

“We send our prayers for the victims and their families at this difficult time,” Chastanet said.

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According to news reports, a passenger train in Taiwan carrying 490 people derailed, killing at least 50 people and injuring dozens.

CNN said the 8-car train was travelling to Taitung when it came off the rails in a tunnel on Friday morning.

The train driver was among the dead.

Medical personnel were treating at least sixty-nine survivors.

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