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Dutch train collision causes one death

04-23-2012 09:01 BJT

THE HAGUE, April 22(Xinhua) -- 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.

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.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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