BIOCE, Serbia-Montenegro A packed passenger train derailed today and plunged into a steep river canyon outside the Montenegrin capital, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 135, the government said.
The train derailed near Bioce, a village about nine miles northeast of Podgorica as it emerged from a tunnel above the Moraca River, police said.
Interior Minister Jusuf Kalomperovic said initial reports indicated the train s brakes may have failed.
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