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Several people killed in train derailment in Hungary, others injured

The Csongrad-Csanad county police said they had closed the entire width of the road during the on-site inspection and rescue. Traffic was diverted to surrounding streets.

AP Reported by: AP Budapest Updated on: April 05, 2022 14:25 IST
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Several people killed in train derailment in Hungary, others injured

Highlights

  • A train derailed after striking a vehicle in southern Hungary early Tuesday.
  • The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. in the town of Mindszent.
  • Several people have been killed in the accident, and others unjured.

A train derailed after striking a vehicle in southern Hungary early Tuesday, leaving several people dead and others injured, police said. The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. in the town of Mindszent. Police said a van drove onto the train tracks and was struck by a train, which derailed from the force of the collision.

In a statement, Hungarian state railways indicated that all those killed had been traveling in the van. It said that 22 people were on the train at the time of the collision. Two people were seriously hurt and eight others suffered mild injuries. According to unconfirmed reports from local news website delmagyar.hu, seven people died.

The Csongrad-Csanad county police said they had closed the entire width of the road during the on-site inspection and rescue. Traffic was diverted to surrounding streets.

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