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Three workers killed on Qinghai-Tibet railway

Updated: 2012-06-07 23:11
( Xinhua)

XINING - Three people were killed after a cargo train slammed into workers working the Qinghai-Tibet railway Thursday morning, local authorities said.

The accident happened around 9 a.m. at the Lianhu to Oulongshan section of the Qinghai-Tibet railway in northwest China's Qinghai province, according to the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company.

The three victims were all construction workers of the railway company.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.