Dutch train collision causes one death

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Dutch train collision causes one death

A victim died and dozens of others are still in hospital one day after the train collision in the Netherlands, Dutch News Agency ANP said on Sunday.

Rescuers carry a victim out of the accident site of a trains collision in the west side of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on April 21, 2012. According to the Dutch National Police (KLPD), approximately 125 are injured, of which 56 people are seriously injured. (Xinhua)

The 68-year-old woman, who seriously wounded by the acciden, died Sunday afternoon.

"Some victims went home yesterday night, however, there are still some injured people need more treatment," a spokesman of the Dutch Train Company NS told Xinhua, "They are in different hospitals in Amsterdam and neighborhood area, like medical center of Amsterdam University."

The accident happened at around 18:30 (1630 GMT) on Saturday in west Amsterdam. The train from Den Helder to Nijmegen and the train from Amsterdam to Uitgeest had a head-on collision. Both trains were damaged.

National Police said approximately 125 were injured, 56 of them seriously, 13 in a very bad condition. Most of victims suffered broken bones and severe bruises.


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