Two Indonesian passenger trains crashed and a crowded ferry burst into flames yesterday, killing 16 people and wounding hundreds.
The accidents occurred 30 minutes apart on the main island of Java. Before dawn, a train stopped on a track and was hit by a slow-moving train trying to switch lanes. Three people died, a transport official said.
Thirty minutes later and 225 miles to the west, a ferry carrying more than 400 people caught fire. Officials said 13 people were killed.Reuse content