Drone footage captures images of a derailed train that was carrying bombs, grenades, and vegetable oil
- A drone captured footage of the at least 22 derailed cars of a train carrying military munitions and hazardous materials. The train derailed Wednesday morning in Nevada.
- The only materials spilled were aluminum oxide and vegetable oil.
- The Elko County Sheriff's Office said "rail cars containing munitions are located at the opposite end of the train, away from the derailment."
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At least 22 train cars derailed on Wednesday morning, and a drone captured aerial footage of the stunning wreckage.
The train was carrying military munitions and hazardous materials, but the Union Pacific Railroad told the Associated Press the only materials spilled were "small amount of diesel fuel," aluminum oxide, and vegetable oil. The train derailed Wednesday morning near Elko County, Nevada.
The Elko County Sheriff's Office shared a Facebook post stating that "rail cars containing munitions are located at the opposite end of the train, away from the derailment."
KUTV shared the drone footage via Twitter:
The incident occurred at 10:20 am local time, according to Union Pacific Railroad, the company that oversees the derailed train. No hazardous materials or injuries were involved.
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