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2 killed after high-speed train derails in Italy

Two people have been killed after a high-speed train derailed near the northern Italian city of Lodi, emergency services say.

Both of the dead are thought to be drivers. At least one person, a cleaner on the train, had significant but not life-threatening injuries.

The train was travelling from Milan to the southern city of Salerno.




All services on the Milan-Bologna high-speed route have been suspended and diverted via conventional lines.

The causes of the accident are being investigated.

There were 28 passengers on the train, Ansa news agency said, a number of whom received minor injuries.



Fire services are at the scene.


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