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Train derailment in Belgium kills one person, injures dozens more

Train derailment in Belgium kills one person, injures dozens more
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A train has derailed shortly after leaving the Belgian city of Leuven, killing at least one person and injuring dozens more.

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A train has derailed shortly after leaving the Belgian city of Leuven, killing at least one person and injuring dozens more.

At least 1 dead, 19 injured after passenger train derails in #Leuven, Belgium https://t.co/yRe4HNuxD3pic.twitter.com/BBb9002PFZ

— NieuwsBlog (@nbbrk) February 18, 2017

Rescue workers said the person was crushed to death when one of the carriages toppled over at one twenty in the afternoon.

Belgium’s prime minister Charles Michel visited the crash site which is about 16 miles east of Brussels.

Services between Brussels and Leuven were suspended, including some headed to the airport.

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