Number killed in German train crash rises to 11

The number of people killed in a head-on collision of two commuter trains in Bavaria earlier in the week has risen to 11, German police confirmed on Thursday.

The 11th victim, a 47-year-old man from the southern city of Munich, succumbed to his injuries in hospital, they said.

The accident, which occurred near the Bavarian town of Bad Aibling at 6:50 am (0550 GMT) Tuesday, saw two commuter trains carrying a total of 150 people collide at full speed on a single-track line.

Last update: Thu, 11/02/2016 - 17:50
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