32 killed, more than 80 injured in face-to-face collision of trains!

Greece: 32 killed, more than 80 injured in head-on collision of trains!

Europe News Desk!! At least 32 people have been killed and more than 80 injured in a horrific collision between two trains in central Greece. CNN quoted the Greek Fire Service as saying that the accident occurred late Tuesday in Tempi, near the city of Larissa. The cause of a collision between a passenger train and a goods train carrying 350 people from Athens to the northern city of Thessaloniki is being investigated. National broadcaster ERT said in a report that several coaches were derailed and at least three caught fire after the forceful collision. The Greek Fire Service said the death toll was expected to rise. Service spokesman Vassilis Varthkogiannis said at least 150 firefighters, along with 17 vehicles and 40 ambulances, are currently involved in the ongoing rescue operation. They also confirmed that 194 passengers were taken safely to Thessaloniki and 20 were transferred by bus to the city of Larissa. The spokesman said 53 of the injured were in hospital.



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