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Bird strike forces high-speed train to stop

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2013-06-03 13:35

Bird strike forces high-speed train to stop

A shattered cockpit window caused by a bird strike forced a high-speed train from Hangzhou to Beijing to stop on Sunday morning. [Photo by Xiaoyaoyimei from Sina Weibo]

A shattered cockpit window caused by a bird strike forced a high-speed train from Hangzhou to Beijing to stop.

The accident happened on Sunday morning when the high-speed train hit a pigeon in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, Modern Express reported.

The train arrived in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, where the passengers had to alight and take another train to Beijing.

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