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Two die after Greek passenger train derails

TAGS: Transport

Two people died and three were seriously injured after a passenger train travelling from Athens to the northern city of Thessaloniki derailed late Saturday night, according to reports.

The cause of the accident, which occurred at 9.45 p.m. near the town of Adendro outside Thessaloniki, was not known. The train had 70 passengers on board and five crew members. 

Earlier reports put the number of dead at four.

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