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Published: Wednesday, 8/13/2014

Switzerland: At least 2 train cars derail in the Alps after a landslide; some injuries


GENEVA — Swiss police say at least two train cars have derailed in the Alps after a landslide on the tracks. One carriage was hanging off a steep ravine.

Peter Faerber, a spokesman for police in Switzerland’s southeastern Graubuenden canton (state), said some people were slightly injured in Wednesday’s accident but he could not immediately say how many.

Some of the passengers had to be rescued by helicopter.

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