Head-On Train Collision Kills At Least 9 In Southern Germany

Around 150 people were injured when two trains on a single track crashed in Bavaria. Many were trapped in the wreckage.
Posted at 8:00 AM, Feb 09, 2016

Two passenger trains collided head-on in southern Germany Tuesday morning, killing at least nine people and injuring 150 more

Police say both trains were on a single track when they crashed. The collision caused them to partially derail and wedge together, trapping many passengers inside. (Video via Bayerischer Rundfunk)

German police initially said all who survived the crash had been freed from the wreckage, but officials later told AFP two people are still missing. (Video via Bayerischer Rundfunk)

The trains' drivers and two train guards were reportedly among the dead. No schoolchildren were on the trains due to local carnival holidays. 

The train company said in a statement the cause of the crash is still unclear. (Video via BBC)

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