Deadly subway train derailment in Moscow

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Flowers in memory of victims of Tuesday's accident are left next to a sign informing passengers that the station is closed due to technical reasons, at the entrance to a metro station in Moscow

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Investigators detained two Moscow subway workers Wednesday in the wake of a deadly rush-hour derailment that killed 22 people and injured 136 others.

More than 1,100 people were evacuated Tuesday after a train derailed between two stations in western Moscow.

Eight people remained in critical condition and 40 others have serious injuries, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said in comments carried by Russian news agencies.

(AP)

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