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Two Moscow subway workers detained in wake of deadly derailment

Posted on July 16, 2014

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MOSCOW — Investigators detained two Moscow subway workers Wednesday in the wake of a deadly rush-hour derailment that killed 22 people and injured 136 others, CBS News reported.

RELATED: 20 people killed in Moscow Metro derailment

Russia's major investigative agency said in a statement it had detained a senior Moscow track foreman and his assistant. Investigators said a new rail switch at the point where the train left the tracks wasn't properly installed during repairs in May and was attached to the rail only by a single 3-millimeter wire, according to the report.

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(RT video from inside the tunnel after the derailment.)

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