06-5-2024, 5:30 PM

At least four dead and dozens injured in a train collision in the Czech Republic

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At least four people were killed and 26 others injured when a passenger train collided with a cargo train in Pardubice, Czech Republic, on Wednesday evening, according to the regional governor.

Police reported that rescue services were on the scene, evacuating passengers.

A spokesperson for the Railway Administration's firefighters informed Czech TV that several individuals sustained serious injuries.

In a post on microblogging site X, Czech Republic's Prime Minister Petr Fiala expressed condolences on the accident and said, "The collision of two trains in Pardubice is a great misfortune. We are all thinking of the victims and the injured. My sincere condolences to all the bereaved."

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