In Beijing, the capital of China, on the night of the 14th, there was an accident in which the connecting part of a subway car was disconnected, and more than 30 people were seriously injured. Railway officials have indicated that there is a possibility that the train may have derailed, and the authorities are investigating the detailed cause of the accident.

The accident occurred on the Changping Line, a subway line that runs on the outskirts of Beijing, and according to Chinese media, at around 14 p.m. on the 8th Japan time, the connecting part of the two cars from the end of the car came off while driving.

The accident occurred on the section running on the ground, and more than 2 people were seriously injured and are being treated at the hospital.

From the video of the accident vehicle taken by NHK near the scene on the morning of the 30th, it can be seen that the connecting part of the vehicle was severely damaged, and in another place, the vehicle behind the vehicle was absorbed by the vehicle in front of it, and it is believed that the vehicle was rear-ended.

Beijing has been hit by snow since this week, which has affected train operations.

An official of the railway authority who was responding at the scene told NHK that there is a possibility that the train derailed due to the influence of snow, and the authorities are investigating the detailed cause of the accident.