Dutch trains collide, many injured

2012-04-21 21:05

Amsterdam - The Dutch rail network operator says two trains have collided in Amsterdam and media have reported that about a dozen passenegers have been injured.

Prorail reported a collision on its website but gave no further details of possible injuries. A spokesperson did not immediately return calls seeking comment.

Amsterdam local news network AT5 said Saturday evening's collision was between two passenger trains near the city's Westerpark.

AT5 posted photos on its website showing two trains that appeared to have collided head-on. Both trains were still on the rails and did not appear to have major damage.

Reports say around 12 passengers were hurt.

- SAPA
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