Train derails across river in Montana, US

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (Xinhua) — A train derailed in Montana, USA, on Sunday morning, and local officials said there was no danger to public safety.

The Montana Rail Link (MRL), which operates more than 1,400 kilometers of track between Montana and neighboring Washington, said in a statement that about 20 to 25 freight trains derailed onto the Clark Fork River in Saunders County at about 9:00 a.m. said he did. : 20:00 local time (0320 GMT).

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the derailment, the company said, adding that its personnel were at the scene with first responders.

Photos posted online show debris littered beneath the wrecked railcar, with at least a dozen railcars involved.

So far, there have been no immediate reports of casualties.

The derailment comes after several such incidents in various parts of America in recent weeks. In Ohio, a large release of toxic chemicals sparked protests among locals and put the entire country on alert.

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