At least one killed, 35 injured in train crash in central Portugal

At least one killed, 35 injured in train crash in central Portugal
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At least one person was killed, while some 35 were injured after a train collided with a maintenance machine in Portugal, Reuters quoted the country's national relief operations authority CNOS as saying.

Earlier, the Diario de Noticias newspaper reported that the Alfa Pendular high-speed train derailed on the Northern Line in Soure. At least two carriages have come off the rails, the newspaper added.

The National Institute of Medical Emergency (INEM) announced on its Twitter account that five EMS vehicles, two ambulances and two helicopters, along with psychological aid crews and other emergency services had been dispatched to the scene.

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