Germany: Bavaria: 2-train crash


At least 10 people have died and scores have been injured – 50 seriously – after two commuter trains collided in southern Germany, police have said.

The crash happened near the Bavarian town of Bad Aibling at 6.48am on Tuesday. Several carriages overturned after the trains, which were travelling in opposite directions, collided head on.

Police said the death toll had risen to 10, with 50 severely injured and a further 100 carrying light injuries.

Federal police spokesman Stefan Brandl cautioned that the toll would change. He said: “The current number of dead and injured is a snapshot; this can and will change.” Read more:

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