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Europe briefing: At least six dead in Denmark train accident

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At least six people killed after a train accident in Denmark

At least six people were killed and 16 injured in a train accident in Denmark on Wednesday morning, police on the Island of Fyn said on their official Twitter account.

The accident, which took place around 7:35 am CET shut the bridge linking Fyn to the island of Sjaelland — also known as the Great Belt Bridge. The bridge has since re-opened.c.

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