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Italy train crash: Two dead and 30 injured as high speed train crashes near Milan

The high-speed train derailed near the city of Lodi at around 5.30am on Thursday. Dramatic pictures and videos shared on social media show a number of overturned carriages.

The Corriere della Sera newspaper reported that the driver and another railway worker had been killed.

Sky Italia television said two members of the train crew had been killed and 27 people injured.

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A train has derailed in Italy leaving at least 2 people dead and dozens injured, according to report (Image: TWITTER)

italy train crash

The high-speed train derailed near the city of Lodi at around 5.30am on Thursday (Image: TWITTER)

A railway official said two people had been killed, a further two suffered serious injuries and a number of others had minor injuries.

Emergency services are attending the scene.

italy train crash

Dramatic pictures and videos shared on social media show a number of overturned carriages (Image: TWITTER)

The line between Milan and Bologna has been suspended following the incident.

At least two of the train’s carriages overturned in the crash.

The train left Milan at 5.10am and was travelling to Salerno when it ploughed off the line.

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Emergency services are attending the scene (Image: TWITTER)

State railways said the accident happened 40 km (25 miles) from Milan .

It added that the cause of the crash was being investigated.

This is a breaking story. More to follow.

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