07:17 GMT22 January 2021
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    Two trains collided near the German town of Meerbusch in North Rhine-Westphalia. German railway company Deutsche Bahn said that it was a DB Cargo freight train and a National Express passenger train that crashed into each other.

    Over 40 people have been injured in a collision of two trains near the German town of Meerbusch near the city of Dusseldorf, the Meerbusch fire department said.

    "On the train 155 people have been found, 41 minorly, 3 moderately and 3 seriously injured people are currently being treated," the fire department wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

    Earlier on in the day, the German police reported that dozens of people were injured as a result of the accident.

    "We believe that there are at least 50 injured people," a police representative said as quoted by Bild newspaper.

    According to German railway company Deutsche Bahn, not more than 20 people were injured as a result of the collision of a DB Cargo freight train and a National Express passenger train.


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