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Multiple fatalities as train crashes in southern Italy 12/07/2016

Officials said dozens of people had been injured in the crash near the city of Andria, in the Puglia region, Italian media said.

The trains were reportedly travelling on a single track stretch of line and collided head-on, reports said. The trains, each with four cars, collided, according to news agency ANSA and Sky TG24.

News reports said rescue workers were pulling victims from the rubble, including a small child who was alive.

National police couldn't immediately give details about the crash.

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Prime minister, Matteo Renzi, said the train crash "is a moment of tears" and pledged "not to stop" until the cause is determined.

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