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Dutch Trains Collide – Dozens Injured

Dutch Trains Collide – Dozens Injured

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 at 7:56am

AMSTERDAM – Two busy passenger trains collided head-on near an Amsterdam park Saturday, injuring scores of people including more than 80 seriously, a police spokesman said.

National Police Corps spokesman Ed Kraszewski told Amsterdam local news network AT5 that some 70 people had minor injuries and 81 were “seriously or very seriously injured.” He said the victims sustained broken bones and neck injuries.

Fleets of ambulances ferried injured away from the scene.

AT5 posted photos on its website showing two trains that appeared to have…