High-speed train hits bus in Switzerland, injuring 17

At least 17 people were injured when a high-speed ICE train collided with a bus at a level crossing in Interlaken, Switzerland, police said Saturday.

Rescue teams and salvage workers were at the scene of the accident, some 40 kilometres from the Swiss capital Bern.

All of the wounded were taken to hospital but the severity of their injuries were not known, Bern canton police said.

Swiss Federal Railways said neither train staff nor passengers were among the injured in the crash that occurred around 8 pm Friday (1800 GMT), Swiss news agency SDA reported.

Last update: Sat, 21/05/2016 - 12:52

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