German Head-on Train Crash Leaves Several Dead

By Karen FriarMarketWatch Pulse

Two passenger trains have crashed head-on in Germany, leaving several dead and hundreds injured, media reports said. One train was derailed in the early-morning collision Tuesday near Bad Aibling, a town about 40 miles south east of Munich in Bavaria, with many carriages overturned, the reports said. At least eight people have been killed, according to a police spokesman cited by British newspaper The Telegraph, but the number of deaths and casualties has not been confirmed. In a post to Twitter, local police said, "So far there are around 100 injured, including the seriously injured or even dead."

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