30 injured after two trains collide in Switzerland

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Atleast 30 people were injured after two trains collided in Andermatt, Switzerland, Reuters reported, citing Swiss police.

Train collision

The crash occured at a train station in Andermatt, a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri.

It is thought around 100 passengers were on the trains involved.

Police did not comment on the severity of the injuries, but emergency services have rushed to the scene.

The accident was caused by a train malfunction, according to the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn railway, as cited by the Urner Zeitung.

The Uri canton police are investigating the exact cause of the incident, according to Blick newspaper.

Roads have been closed near the station as paramedics attend the scene in the mountain town.

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