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China train 'derails in test run, one dead'

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A subway train derailed Tuesday in a test run on a new line in southwestern China, killing one driver and injuring another, state media reported. 

Two women walk down the platform after alighting from a subway train in Shanghai on June 27, 2012. A subway train has derailed in a test run on a new line in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming, killing one driver and injuring another, according to state media.

The first carriage of the train ran off the tracks in the city of Kunming in Yunnan province at 9:09 am (0109 GMT), the China News Service said. There were no passengers on board.

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