Two trains crash near Moscow, casualties reported - ministry

MOSCOW Tue May 20, 2014 5:33am EDT

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MOSCOW May 20 (Reuters) - Two trains collided near Moscow on Tuesday, causing casualties, Russia's Emergencies Ministry said.

"Keep calm, do not panic," the ministry said in a statement, providing no casualty figure.

Itar-Tass news agency said the collision was between a freight train and a passenger train. Media reports of deaths could not immediately be confirmed.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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