A train derailed in the Australian state of Victoria on Thursday evening, reports the local broadcaster “7News”. There are deaths and injuries.
The train was said to be on the way from Sydney to Melbourne, The accident happened not far from Wallan train station, which is about 45 kilometers from Melbourne. Five wagons and a locomotive overturned.
According to the broadcaster, around 160 people may have been on the train at the time of the accident. There is currently information about two victims and several injuries.
Emergency services are already in use. The train traffic between Melbourne and Sydney was stopped.
No information is yet available on the cause of the accident.
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