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2 passenger trains collide in Czech Republic, killing 2

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2 passenger trains collide in Czech Republic, killing 2
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PRAGUE — Two passenger trains collided in the southwest of the Czech Republic on Wednesday, killing two other folks and injuring dozens of passengers.

Police acknowledged the shatter occurred quickly after 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) in the city of Milavce.

Czech Railways acknowledged a local passenger train and an international excessive-tempo train that connects the western Czech city of Plzen with Munich in Germany and were involved in the collision.

The regional fireplace department acknowledged now not much less than two other folks contain died.

Dozens of different folks were injured, 5 of them severely, the Fire Rescue Carrier of the Plzen region acknowledged in an announcement. Four helicopters were transporting the injured to nearby hospitals.

The regional rescue carrier acknowledged a filled with 52 other folks wanted medication. Rescuers from nearby Germany came to relief their Czech colleagues treat the injured.

Pictures from the positioning confirmed a badly broken front section of the excessive-tempo train’s engine.

Czech Transport Minister Karel Havlicek acknowledged human error seemingly induced the shatter. He acknowledged the motive force of the excessive-tempo train had failed to finish at a chosen region.

“The instruct is severe,” Havlicek acknowledged.

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2 passenger trains collide in Czech Republic, killing 2