Greece Train Accident: Death Toll Rises to 57

The death toll in the head-on train crash in central Greece rose to 57. Around 48 seriously injured persons are still in the hospital. Six of them are in the ICUs.

The search and rescue operation of this major train accident in Greece is expected to conclude on Friday.

An investigation is simultaneously underway to determine the causes of the crash. A passenger train collided head-on with a freight train travelling in opposite directions.

Following this accident, a station master has been arrested and charged with manslaughter by negligence.

The Greece government has declared a three-day national mourning until Friday and promised that measures will be initiated to prevent such tragedies in the future.

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