Several injured in Swiss train collision

2013-07-29 20:38
(Picture: 24 Heures)

(Picture: 24 Heures)

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Geneva - Police in western Switzerland say around 30 people have been injured when two passenger trains collided head-on.

Vaud canton (state) police spokesperson Jean-Christophe Sauterel says rescue operations are still under way late on Monday at the site on a regional line about 50km southwest of the capital, Bern.

Pictures on the website of local daily 24 Heures showed the mangled wreckage of the two trains still on the tracks.

Earlier this month, 79 people were killed in a high-speed derailment in Spain.

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