Σύμφωνα με τις πρώτες πληροφορίες από την Deutsche Welle, δύο άνθρωποι έχασαν τη ζωή τους σε σιδηροδρομικό δυστύχημαπου συνέβη στη Γερμανία -και συγκεκριμένα κοντά στην Κολωνία. Το τρένο φέρεται να έπεσε πάνω σε εργαζόμενους που έκαναν εργασίες στις ράγες στην πόλη Huerth. Στο σημείο βρέθηκαν αστυνομία και ψυχολόγοι, ενώ τα δρομολογία έχουν σταματήσει.
Train crashes into group of people, killing two near Cologne
Two people died after a train crashed into a group of people near the western German city of Cologne, police have said.
Two people have been killed in a train crash close to the German city of Cologne, federal police said on Thursday.
An intercity (IC) passenger train is believed to have hit a group of rail workers, according to the primary investigation.
Regional newspaper Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger reported that workers were crossing the tracks in the town of Hürth when they were hit by a high-speed train.
The incident took place in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia. A spokesperson for the local police said that the train had been heading from Cologne to the city of Koblenz.
Several people were also reportedly injured, but police could not give an exact number.
Fire service rescue teams were handling the injured.
Care was also being offered to the passengers on the train who have not been allowed to leave the train, according to the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger.
The local paper also reported that besides the large contingent of police, 10 ambulances, four emergency doctors and 35 fire brigade personnel were also on the scene.
The line between Hürth-Kalscheuren station and the town of Brühl has been closed.
More to come soon on this breaking news story
ab/sms (dpa, AFP)