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Three die as train crashes into maintenance vehicle in Germany

Police officers stand next to the wreckage.
Police officers stand next to the wreckage.Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

Three people were killed and 13 injured when a German regional train collided with a digger which was working on the rail line south of Frankfurt early on Friday morning, Reuters reports.   

Emergency services and employees of German rail operator Deutsche Bahn attend the scene following a crash between a regional train and a digger in Muehlheim near Offenbach, 9 miles south of Frankfurt, on April 13, 2012.
Emergency services and employees of German rail operator Deutsche Bahn attend the scene following a crash between a regional train and a digger in Muehlheim near Offenbach, 9 miles south of Frankfurt, on April 13, 2012.Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

Police officers stand next to the wreckage.
Police officers stand next to the wreckage.Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

 

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