SEVERAL INJURED IN GERMANY TRAIN CRASH

SEVERAL INJURED IN GERMANY TRAIN CRASH

​SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A TRAIN CRASH NEAR THE GERMAN CITY OF DUESSELDORF, FIRE DEPARTMENT AND POLICE SPOKESMEN SAID IN A STATEMENT.

 

Rail operator Deutsche Bahn said a passenger train of the regional provider National Express drove into a freight train from DB Cargo about 1830 GMT in the town of Meerbusch.

 

The Meerbusch fire department said up to 150 passengers were on the train and that 5 people suffered injuries.

 

A police spokesman earlier had told German broadcaster ARD that about 50 people had been injured in the train crash.

 

A German government spokesman said Chancellor Angela Merkel had been briefed on the situation.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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