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Tragic collision between two trains in Greece: victims rise, dramatic images

The death toll continues to rise following the head-on collision between a passenger train and a goods train that occurred overnight near the Greek town of Tempe near Larissa. 

Tempe is a small town near a valley with important motorway and railway tunnels, about 380 kilometres north of Athens. After the collision, several carriages derailed and at least three went up in flames.

The passenger train was on its way from Athens to Thessaloniki, heading north, and according to the railway operator Hellenic Trains there were about 350 passengers on board. It is believed that many of the dead were found in the restaurant area near the front of the passenger train.

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The worst train accident Greece has ever known
The death toll continues to rise following the head-on collision between a passenger train and a goods train that occurred overnight near the Greek town of Tempe near Larissa. Tempe is a small town near a valley with important motorway and railway tunnels, about 380 kilometres north of Athens. After the collision, several carriages derailed and at least three went up in flames. The passenger train was on its way from Athens to Thessaloniki, heading north, and according to the railway operator Hellenic Trains there were about 350 passengers on board. It is believed that many of the dead were found in the restaurant area near the front of the passenger train. The causes of the accident are not known at the moment.
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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The terrible images of the head-on collision between two trains in Greece
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