One person was killed and 35 persons were injured when two trains collided in the Czech Republic’s second fatal rail crash this month, according to officials.
Euronews, Reuters and the CTK News agency reports that a passenger train collided with a freight train near Cesky Brod, 34 km (20 miles) east of Prague, on Tuesday evening.
At least 35 people were injured, two of them severely and eight seriously, the fire rescue service said. One of the train drivers died in the crash, CTK news agency reported.
There were around 100 people on board the train at the time of the accident.
The major track linking the capital with the eastern part of the country is expected to be closed until midday on Wednesday, the Czech Railways said.
Cd eNews via Reuters / CTK / Euronews