On this day: the Igandu train disaster

On the 24th of June, 2002 one of the deadliest train accidents in African history occurred near Igandu, Tanzania.

On the 24th of June, 2002 one of the deadliest train accidents in African history occurred near Igandu, Tanzania.

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A passenger train rolled backwards and down a hill, where it hit a goods train. 281 people died.

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