Big accident in Greece: fierce collision between train and freight train, 26 killed

Greece Train Accident: 26 people have died in a fierce collision between two trains in Greece. More than 85 people have been injured in this accident. It is being told that this accident happened near Tempe, about 380 kilometres north of Athens.

Mar 1, 2023 - 09:37
Big accident in Greece: fierce collision between train and freight train, 26 killed

Greece Train Accident: A big train accident took place in Greece last night. So far 26 people have died in the fierce collision. At the same time, more than 85 people are said to be injured in this accident. The injured have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment. Simultaneously, relief and rescue work has been started. It is being told that the death toll may increase further. So far the cause of the accident has not been ascertained. The cause of the accident is being investigated.

According to the foreign news agency, the accident happened between the capital Athens and Thessaloniki. It is being told that a passenger train and a goods train collided fiercely near Tempi, about 235 miles north of Athens. Police said that due to the accident, several bogies were derailed, out of which 3 caught fire.

The video and pictures of this accident are going viral on social media. It can be seen in these that train coaches are visible on the side of the tracks. After the accident, a plume of smoke kept rising from the train for a long time. Rescuers searched for the passengers trapped in the train with torches and took them out and sent them for treatment.

According to the spokesperson of the fire department, 26 people died tragically in the accident. 85 people were injured in this accident. Hospital officials say that the condition of 25 of the injured is critical. According to reports, government officials say that the army has been called in to help in the rescue after the accident. While emergency has been implemented in hospitals.

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