Italian train derails near Milan, 2 dead

2018-01-25 15:01
An aerial view shows a derailed train at the station of Pioltello Limito, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy. (Italian Firefighters Vigili del Fuoco via AP)

An aerial view shows a derailed train at the station of Pioltello Limito, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy. (Italian Firefighters Vigili del Fuoco via AP)

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Milan – Carabinieri say a commuter train carrying hundreds of people has derailed in northern Italy, killing at least two people and seriously injuring at least 10.

The Trenord derailed at the Pioltello Limito station on the outskirts of Milan. Two cars peeled off the rails and came to rest at an angle. Rescue crews gingerly climbed through them, helping the passengers to escape.

The accident happened early on Thursday as people headed into Milan at the start of the work day.

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