Nine people are dead, and 100 injured, 50 of them seriously after a head-on collision today between two trains in Germany’s southern state of Bavaria.
The crash occurred shortly before 7 am at a peak commuter time about 37 miles south-east of Munich.
Alexander Dobrindt, the German Transport Minister, has said the two trains involved in a fatal crash in Bavaria approached each other at ”a high speed” and collided head-on, according to a report by BBC News.
Speaking at a news conference, he said the crash site was ”horrifying” and ”shocking”.
The cause of the collision is not yet known.