At least two people were killed and 24 were injured when two trains collided in the northwest of the Czech Republic near the border with Germany on Tuesday.
The accident occurred between Pernink, about 10 km from Germany, and Nove Hamry, in the region of spa town Karlovy Vary. Of those injured, nine had serious or severe injuries.
The trains crashed less than 1 km from Pernink station. One of the trains was headed to Johanngeorgenstadt in Germany.