According to reports a train has derailed in Taiwan causing multiple fatalities with many more passengers injured.
There are unconfirmed reports that four people have died and 23 passengers have been injured.
According to local news the train left Shulin Railway Station on Friday, April 2 at 7.11am and was due to arrive at Hualien Railway Station at 9.39am, reports LTN news.
It is thought that two carriages derailed from the train and that a car accident between Heren and Chongde in Xiulin Township caused the derailment.
Emergency services personnel have been dispatched to the scene along with Hualien County Fire Department.
It is understood that more than 20 ambulances have been directed to the scene from New Taipei City to Hualien County.
Unconfirmed reports suggest there could be as many as 50 people still trapped in the train and in the tunnel.
The train was believed to have been carrying around 350 passengers when the train crashed.
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