A large contingent of police and fire brigade is called to a train accident in Recklinghausen. A freight train may have hit children or young people on the tracks. The route is closed.
A serious accident occurred on a railway line in Recklinghausen in the evening. A freight train may have hit several people, a police spokeswoman said. Several young people were hit by the train, reported the "Bild" newspaper with reference to the police. They are said to have been dragged hundreds of meters away. According to RTL information, the injured people are children. They are said to have been on the tracks when a freight train suddenly drove up and hit them.
There is no official information on the victims so far. A large contingent of police and fire brigade is on site and searches the route using drones. The railway line and surrounding roads are currently closed.
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