Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 September 2014

Three dead in German train crash

Emergency personnel help at the site of a collision between a train and a construction vehicle near Frankfurt in Germany (AP)

Three people have been killed in a train crash near Frankfurt in Germany.

Police said 13 people were injured, six of them seriously, when a regional train collided with a construction train and derailed early in the morning.

German news agency dapd reported that the dead were the passenger train's conductor and two construction workers present at the site near the town of Muelheim.

Authorities had no immediate information on what caused the crash.

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