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11 injured after Hong Kong tram tips over

HONG KONG: Eleven people were injured when a double-decker tram tipped over in Hong Kong, authorities said on Thursday, in a rare accident on the city's public transport network.¬† The incident happened around midnight (1600 GMT) in the centre of the city, with six males and five females receiving minor injuries, government and police officials said. Some of the victims were taken to hospital. It is not clear what caused the accident. The South China Morning Post reported the driver of the westbound tram may have lost…

Five killed, 50 injured in London tram accident

LONDON:¬†Five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured after a tram overturned on Wednesday morning in south London, police said and later confirmed the driver had been arrested. Emergency services were called at about 6:10 am (2.10 a.m. ET) to reports that the two-carriage tram had derailed near a stop close to central Croydon, a large suburb to the south of the British capital and a major transport hub. "A number of people have been taken to hospital with injuries and sadly we can say there has been some…