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At least 13 People Killed in Indonesian Train Crash


Indonesian police say two trains have collided in Central Java province, killing at least 13 people.

At least 26 people were injured Saturday when two trains bound for Surabaya in East Java province from Jakarta crashed in Purwodadi district.

Transportation Minister Hatta Radjasa said the early morning accident likely was caused by "human error."

Rescue workers are looking for people trapped in the wreckage.

A police officer said a Swiss citizen is among the injured.

Train accidents are common occurrences in Indonesia.

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