BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -- Two coaches of an express train jumped the tracks in the Lapovo railway station near Kragujevac in eastern Yugoslavia,killing 33 people and injuring 14, police said Monday.
Police spokesman Dragan Arsenijevic said 31 bodies were pulled from the wreckage overnight and that two people died of injuries in hospitals.
Of the 14 people who remained hospitalized Monday in Kragujevac, 60 miles southeast of Belgrade, four were in serious condition, doctors said.
Doctors said there were no foreign passengers among the injured.
The train was en route to Belgrade from the Macedonian capital of Skopje in southeastern Yugoslavia. The accident occurred at 7:25 p.m. Sunday at Lapovo, 50 miles southeast of Belgrade. The passenger train was passing through the Lapovo railway station when the two coaches went off the tracks and crashed into a parked train, an official at the Kragujevc Information and Alarm Center said.
Rescue squads cut through the wreckage of the coaches to pull out the dead and injured, the official said.
A commission of judges and railroad officials was investigating the cause of the accident.