Three killed, several injured after train derails in southern Germany: Police

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Three people were killed and several injured when a regional train derailed in southern Germany on Friday, a police spokesperson said.

The spokesperson, who did not have any details on who died, said the train had been quite full at the time of the crash.

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Several carriages overturned and partly rolled down an embankment north of the Garmisch-Partenkirchen ski resort in Bavaria, the regional Muenchener Merkur newspaper reported.

There were multiple school students on board the train, Merkur reported, citing a local newspaper.

A major emergency services operation is still under way, police said, and the rail line is currently completely closed.

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