BREAKING NEWS: Two dead as high speed train derails near Milan

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Two people have died after a train came off the tracks near the northern city of Milan. At least 30 more people are believed to be injured. A high-speed train derailed Thursday morning between the Italian cities of Milan and Bologna.

The Frecciarossa train went off the track near the town of Lodi in the early hours of the morning, Italian rail operator “Rete Ferroviaria Italiana” said.

Rescue workers check the train wreck for any more surviving passengers. image: Italian Police

The crew compartment and at least two other carriages overturned. The cause of the accident remains unclear. Italy’s rail network is experiencing severe disruption.

Italian Police at the scene, as yet there are no details of the cause of the derailment. image: Milan Police
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