Two Afghans hit by train near Kutina

Two Afghan nationals, aged 16 and 17, who have sought international protection in Croatia, have been injured in the central town of Kutina when a train travelling along the Novska - Dugo Selo railway line hit them, Sisak County police said on Wednesday.

The accident happened on Tuesday evening, when an international train, travelling from Smyrna, Turkey, to Hamburg, Germany, ran into the two Afghans, who were walking along the railway track with two of their compatriots, coming from the direction of Zagreb. The injured youths were admitted to the Sisak General Hospital.

The 17-year-old sustained serious injuries while the 16-year-old was lightly injured, the county police said.

Last update: Wed, 24/08/2016 - 14:45

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