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Train Accident on Denmark’s Great Belt Bridge Leaves Six Dead

Train Accident on Denmark’s Great Belt Bridge Leaves Six Dead
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According to Danish media, the bridge that connects the Great Belt strait between the islands of Zealand and Funen was closed on Wednesday after a crash involving a train.

Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) reported, citing Danish railway company DSB, that the incident occurred at 7:30 a.m. local time on the Great Belt Bridge. According to the report, a section of a freight train's roof came off and hit a passing passenger train, prompting it to stop.

Danish Police said that the accident had left six people killed and another 16 injured. Initially, DR reported that eight people on board the train had sustained minor injuries.

A total of 131 passengers were on board the train, DR added.

Rescue services and paramedics were rushed to the site of the incident.

The photos of the incident have emerged on Twitter.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team

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