Two regional trains in Switzerland derailed in separate incidents, injuring greater than a dozen folks Friday after a storm introduced excessive winds and robust rains to the small Alpine nation, police mentioned.
The incidents occurred at Lüscherz and Büren zum Hof, close to the western metropolis of Bern, police mentioned.
In Büren zum Hof, a police spokeswoman mentioned that 12 folks — 9 adults and three kids — had been injured. Of these, one particular person’s accidents had been extreme.
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Police additionally mentioned a number of folks had been injured in the derailment at Lüscherz, however additional details about the variety of the injured and the severity of their situation was not instantly accessible.
The transit companies chargeable for the trains, Aare Seeland Mobil and Regional Transit Bern-Solothurn, additionally confirmed the derailments on their respective web sites. They famous that the affected rail routes had been closed in response.