Fa­tal Ital­ian train de­rail­ment

The Citizen (KZN) - - World -

– 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

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