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Two people detained after Russian metro train derailment

Officials in Russia have reported that two people have been detained after a metro train derailed in Moscow on Tuesday, leaving 22 dead and hundreds injured.

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Five dead after train derails in Moscow

Injured passengers were carried on stretchers out of metro stations. Credit: Reuters

Five people have been killed and more than 100 injured after an underground train came off the rails in Moscow.

It happened between the Slaviansky Boulevard and Park Pobedy stations during rush hour this morning.

A spokesman for the Emergencies Ministry said a power surge caused the train to stall and several cars to derail.

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