Italian train derails in Switzerland, 3 injured

2017-03-22 17:23
The derailed train in Lucerne's station. (Urs Flueeler, AP)

The derailed train in Lucerne's station. (Urs Flueeler, AP)

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Geneva - Swiss police say they are trying to reach people trapped inside a train that derailed in the central city of Lucerne, with initial reports saying three people have been injured.

Rail company SBB says the Milan to Basel train derailed shortly after lunch as it was pulling out of Lucerne's main train station.

It says the Trenitalia train's fourth carriage toppled over and a power line has been interrupted.

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