Four killed in train crash with army vehicle in Finland

Four people  killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army vehicle, the accident happened at a level crossing during a military exercise in Raseborg, southwest of the capital, Helsinki. The train derailed near the station at the village of Adendro, 40 kilometers  west of Thessaloniki ..

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Train collided during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, police and defense forces said. Three of the dead were conscripts and one was a passenger on the train, they said.

“Today I have received a heartbreaking message: three conscripts have died in an accident,” General Jarmo Lindberg said in a statement.

The injured were taken to hospitals in both Helsinki and Raseborg, Finnish news agency FNB said.

Thursday had “started with grim news”, the country’s defence minister, Jussi Niinisto, tweeted.

“I feel grief,” he said. media agencies

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