Yonhap News AgencyAugust 30, 2013 23:15
DAEGU, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) -- Two passenger trains collided Saturday near Daegu station bringing all rail traffic between Seoul and Busan to a standstill, authorities said.
Korea Railroad Corp. (KOTRAIL) said the accident, which took place some 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, involved a KTX bullet train and a Mugungwha passenger train. It said no one was seriously injured or killed although some passengers suffered abrasions. All passengers on both trains were safely evacuated and taken by bus or taxi to nearby East Daegu Station.