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Train kills nine railway workers in northwest China

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Nine railway workers were killed in northwest China on Friday after they stepped into the path of a train, state media reported.

About 50 workers were doing maintenance on a closed section of a line in Jinchang city when some of them walked onto an open track as the train approached, according to broadcaster CCTV.

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The railway department has expressed its condolences and pledged to investigate how the accident occurred.

The incident has sparked outrage online and a hashtag attracted over 100 million hits on microblogging platform Weibo, as users questioned if safety measures were in place.

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Deadly industrial accidents are common in China, where safety regulations are often poorly enforced.

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