United in sorrow and prayer with train collision victims in Poland

Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May they rest in peace!

Wieczny odpoczynek racz im dać Panie,
a światłość wiekuista niechaj im świeci.

President of Poland, Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski announced a national mourning on March 5 and 6 following the tragic accident which happened in Southern Poland in the evening, March 3. It was the worst train disaster in more than 20 years in Poland. At least sixteen persons have died and 57 other of estimated 370 passengers in both trains were injured in a head-on train collision between Szczekociny and Chałupki, (45 miles South-West from Kielce and 52 miles North from Krakow) at 8:57 PM local time, Saturday evening. See the collision location on the map One American citizen is reported dead among other victims.

Read some reports on the accident from international news:


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