http://gdb.rferl.org/f0348d29-c618-4888-846e-aaee757cc54d_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/f0348d29-c618-4888-846e-aaee757cc54d_mw800_mh600.jpg
March 19, 2006 -- Officials say a section of a tunnel has collapsed in the Moscow metro, setting a train carriage on fire.
Emergency Situations Ministry spokesman Viktor Beltsov said a concrete section of tunnel fell on a train and triggered a fire.
There was no immediate information on casualties.
Reports say the accident occurred on the line between Sokol and Voikovskaya stations in north-central Moscow. Passengers were being evacuated.
RFE/RL In Russian
UPDATED CONSTANTLY: Visit RFE/RL's Russian-language website, featuring news, analysis, features, streaming audio, and more, in Russian, from RFE/RL's Russian Service.