Fatal Italian train derailment
– Two people were killed and about 25 injured yesterday when a highspeed train derailed near Milan in northern Italy, authorities said.
The accident occurred near the town of Lodi, about 50km south of Milan in the northern Lombardy region.
The Lodi Prefect, Marcello Cardona, told reporters an investigation was underway into the accident that killed two rail workers.
“There shouldn’t be other deaths,” Cardona said, adding that the injuries suffered by approximately 25 people were not life-threatening. – AFP