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Twenty-four injured in German train crash

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Twenty-four injured in German train crash

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Twenty-four people were injured in Germany after a commuter train crashed into a freight train on the outskirts of Berlin on Thursday evening.

Nine people have been taken to hospital, but police report that none of their injuries are life-threatening. The passenger train was making its way from Stralsund province to the Baltic coast when it collided with a stationary goods train. The freight train is believed to have been carrying liquid gas. Firemen called to the scene say fortunately none of the gas containers ruptured.