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The victims were among more than 50 workers repairing a closed section of track, state broadcaster CCTV said on its news app. It wasn't clear why they were on the other track, which was open at the time and runs in the opposite direction.
It happened at 5:18am as the train negotiated a curve in the city of Jinchang in Gansu province about 1,200 kilometres (750 miles) west of Beijing.
The train was heading from Urumqi, the capital of the far-west Xinjiang region, to the eastern city of Hangzhou in Zhejiang province, a journey that takes nearly 56 hours.
Authorities believe the construction truck equipped with a crane slide down the hillside onto the railway tracks, where the Taroko Express train struck the vehicle as it was exiting a tunnel.
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The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has reported that the Arabian Sea will see a tropical condition on Thursday, and that it could move west.
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