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107 injured as train derails in Taiwan

Falling tree strikes train carrying Chinese tourists on a popular but dangerous mountain route in central Taiwan

107 injured as train derails in Taiwan
Rescuers look at a derailed and overturned train on Alishan on April 27, 2011 in Chiayi, Taiwan of China (Getty Images)
107 injured as train derails in Taiwan
Rescuers carry victimes on a helicopter after a train derailed on Alishan on April 27, 2011 in Chiayi, Taiwan of China (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)
107 injured as train derails in Taiwan
At least five people were killed and 107 injured after the train carrying Chinese tourists was hit by a falling tree at the mountain spot in central Taiwan (Getty Images)
107 injured as train derails in Taiwan
The cause of the accident is under investigation (Getty Images)
107 injured as train derails in Taiwan
Rescuers look at a derailed and overturned train on Alishan on April 27, 2011 in Chiayi, Taiwan of China (Getty Images)
107 injured as train derails in Taiwan
Rescuers investigate at the accident site in Chiayi, Taiwan of China. At least five people were killed and 107 were injured in the accident. (Getty Images)