Indonesia train pile-up leaves 25 passed in West Java

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At slightest 25 people were killed on a Indonesian island of Java when a train carrying internal tourists ran off a highway and overturned.

The train had been holding about 40 passengers to revisit thermal springs when a collision happened in a Subang segment of West Java province.

It appears a train collided with a motorcycle as they went downhill, military quoted by internal media say.

At slightest 16 people, including a driver, were injured.

Most passengers were from South Tangerang in Banten province, reports said. The train had reportedly been on a approach to prohibited springs nearby Mount Tangkuban Parahu on Saturday.

Subang military arch Budhy Hendratno pronounced a victims had not nonetheless been identified, a Wartakota news website reported. He pronounced a accurate means of a collision was underneath investigation.

Serious highway accidents are common in Indonesia.

Last Jul 10 people were killed when a train travelling from Bali to a city in East Java strike a behind of a lorry.