Ten people were killed while dozens were injured when a Moscow metro train derailed in Moscow during rush hour on Tuesday.
“This is the most serious man-made disaster in the Moscow underground in its entire history,” infrastructure analyst Alexei Khazbiyev told AFP.
Reports said some people are still been stranded in the train underground.
AFP correspondents saw several helicopters and dozens of ambulances at the scene outside Park Pobedy metro station in western Moscow.
Rescuers and paramedics evacuate passengers injured as several subway cars derailed on the Moscow meto on July 15, 2014
A spokesman for the emergencies ministry said in televised remarks that the accident happened when a train braked suddenly after a false alarm.
One of the passengers injured as several subway cars derailed on the Moscow metro on July 15, 2014 speaks by his mobile after being rescued and treated by paramedics