50 injured in German train collision: Police

50 injured in German train collision: Police

 

Berlin, Dec 6: Some 50 people were injured in a collision between a passenger train and a freight train near the German city of Duesseldorf, police said.
The accident happened at around 7:30 pm (1830 GMT) in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany`s most populous region, state rail operator Deutsche Bahn said. There was no immediate reason given for the crash.
“DB, the relevant authorities and the rescue services are working at the scene to provide urgent assistance to those affected and to clarify the situation,” Deutsche Bahn said.

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