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German train collision injures dozens, police say

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German train collision injures dozens, police say

Up to 50 people have been injured in a train crash near Düsseldorf, German police say.

A passenger train collided with a freight train in the town of Meerbusch, according to reports.

In a tweet, the Meerbusch fire department said rescuing people from the train was the main priority.

It estimated there were 150 people on board at the time of the crash. Meerbusch is in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state.

The fire department shared an image of the scene with an update on the situation.

Skip Twitter post by @FWMeerbusch

Unsere Einsatzkräfte sind im Bereich der Unfallstelle eingetroffen. Derzeit wird die Lage sondiert und mit den anderen Hilfsorganisationen koordiniert. Die Verdorgung der Personen im Zug genießt hohe Priorität. Weitere Infos folgen. Die @Fw_Kaarst ist ebenfalls im Einsatz. pic.twitter.com/eYRVjjZWkR

— Feuerwehr Meerbusch (@FWMeerbusch) December 5, 2017

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End of Twitter post by @FWMeerbusch


Source – bbc.com

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