Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 27

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 27, a media report said.

Fifty people were also injured, the ANSA news agency reported late Tuesday.

The collision between two trains happened on a single-track line between Corato and Andria, north of the port city of Bari.

Broadcast footage showed the front carriages of both trains destroyed by the collision.

Last update: Wed, 13/07/2016 - 11:20

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