At least 20 dead in Italy train crash

Reports say two passenger trains collided head-on

12th July, 2016
Train tragedy in Italy

At least 20 people are reported to have been killed in a train crash in southern Italy.

The Reuters news agency quoted a fire service spokesman as saying that two passenger trains collided head-on in the Puglia region.

Police were quoted as saying that the crash happened on a single stretch of track in countryside between the towns of Corato and Andria, police said.

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