Six people were killed in a rail accident on a bridge linking Denmark's two main islands on Wednesday when a train was hit by debris from a passing freight train. 16 people were injured, officials said.
Debris believed to be from a cargo train smashed into a passenger train traveling in the opposite direction towards Copenhagen during a severe storm. It has been described as Denmark's worst accident since 1988.
Severe snowfalls in Austria and France have claimed five lives after the Alps region experienced multiple avalanches. Snow has cut off one German border town, while rail services in Bavaria and Switzerland have been hit.
A Turkish high-speed train crashed into a maintenance locomotive minutes after leaving the station in the capital, Ankara. Local media reported numerous causalities, with three train drivers among the dead.
Several people have been injured after a popular tourist line derailed in Austria. Authorities are unsure of what caused the accident.
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