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Two die after Greek passenger train derails

Two die after Greek passenger train derails

Seventy passengers and five crew members were aboard the train at the time of the crash.

That announcement early Sunday corrects an earlier statement in which Trainose had put the number of dead at four, with 5 injured.

At least 10 people were injured when a passenger train derailed in northern Greece on Saturday night, fire brigade and police officials said, cited by Reuters.

Resident Yorgos Mylonas described the moment the train derailed.

According to AMNA, the first wagon crashed onto a house. A 24-year-old man who lived in the building reportedly jumped off a balcony to safety just before impact. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis A train carriage is seen after crashing into a house following a train derailment, in the town of Adendro in northern Greece, May 14, 2017.

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Emergency workers, along with two dozen fire trucks and many ambulances, were on the scene.

Three people have died after a train derailed and ploughed into a house near Thessaloniki in Greece.

A senior national railway official at the crash site told Agence France-Presse that there were no previous issues or incidents reported on that part of he track.

Adendro is around 23 miles from the city of Thessaloniki.


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