At Least Three Dead, 60 Injured After Train Derails in Southern Germany, Report Says

© AP Photo / Michael SohnGermany public transport
Germany public transport - Sputnik International, 1920, 03.06.2022
According to local news agencies, several railcars turned over as a result of the incident.
At least three people have died and many others were injured after a train derailed in southern Germany near the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Friday, Bild reported, citing police.
At least 60 passengers have been injured, 16 of them seriously, Spiegel reported, quoting local authorities.
According to a statement from the local railway operator, the route between Partenkirchen to Oberau has been temporarily closed, and trains have been diverted to other destinations.
© Photo / Twitter/screenshotTrain Derails in Southern Germany Injuring Several People
Train Derails in Southern Germany Injuring Several People - Sputnik International, 1920, 03.06.2022
Train Derails in Southern Germany Injuring Several People
A video from the scene of the incident has emerged online.
The cause of the derailment is still unknown. A rescue operation is underway, with medics from Austria assisting their German colleagues.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a ski resort in Germany's southern region of Bavaria.
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