February 14, 2017 / 12:01 PM / 8 months ago

One dead, two injured after train crash in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - One person was killed and two others injured in a train crash in southern Luxembourg, police said on Tuesday.

A man walks next the wreckage of a passenger and freight train after a crash near Bettembourg, Luxembourg February 14, 2017. Courtesy of Police Grand Ducale /Handout via REUTERS

The accident occurred between the town of Bettembourg and the French border when a passenger train and a cargo train collided head-on.

Rail traffic between Luxembourg City and Thionville in France would be suspended for 48 hours, Luxembourg rail operator CFL said on its website.

Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Philip Blenkinsop

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