Friday June 03, 2022

VIDEO: At least three dead as train derails near German resort

VIDEO: At least three dead as train derails near German resort

A videograb shows the derailed train.

At least three people were killed and several others injured on Friday as a train derailed near a Bavarian Alpine resort in southern Germany, police said.

"In the serious train accident, as of 1:55 pm (1155 GMT), three people were fatally injured and an undetermined number of other train passengers hurt," said police in a statement.

Images published by local media showed several crumpled train carriages on their sides.
A rescue operation was ongoing, a police spokesman said.

The train had just left Garmisch-Partenkirchen for Munich, when the accident took place in the Burgrain district of the resort town.