Two commuter trains collide head-on in Germany

Two commuter trains collide head-on in Germany
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Reports from the scene in Bavaria suggest at least eight dead

  • Police say at least eight dead
  • Around 150 injured
  • Trains collided head-on, one derailed, carriages overturned
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Latest reports from the scene suggest at least eight people have been killed in a head-on collision between two commuter trains in Germany.

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Ganz schlimme Nachrichten aus #badaibling. Unsere Gedanken sind bei den Opfern+Verletzten. Dank an Rettungskräfte. https://t.co/ku1VzH8TlF

— Heiko Maas (@HeikoMaas) February 9, 2016

Several people killed, dozens injured as two trains collide near Bad Aibling, Bavaria. https://t.co/V0q6HSOWq4pic.twitter.com/XAZImPLCYh

— AJ+ (@ajplus) February 9, 2016

Around 150 people have been injured, according to initial reports from the scene.

The collision happened near the town of Bad Aibling, sixty kilometres south-east of the city of Munich.

Emergency services are at the scene.

“This is the biggest accident we have had in years in this region and we have many emergency doctors, ambulances and helicopters on the scene.spokesperson Stefan Sonntag.

We will bring you more news as soon as it comes in.

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