Tuesday 27 June 2017

Germany train crash death toll rises to 11

Rescue workers stand beside wreaths in front of two trains that collided head-on near Bad Aibling, Germany (AP)
Rescue workers stand beside wreaths in front of two trains that collided head-on near Bad Aibling, Germany (AP)

The death toll from a head-on train crash in Bavaria has risen to 11, police in Germany said.

A 47-year-old man from the Munich area died of his injuries in hospital on Thursday, police in Bad Aibling said.

Twenty people were seriously injured, some of whom are in a grave condition, police added.

A further 62 people suffered minor injuries in the crash on Tuesday some 60 kilometres (40 miles) south east of Munich.

Press Association

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