At least 20 dead in Italy train crash

Posted July 12, 2016 11:53 am by Editor

At least 20 dead in Italy train crash

(Vatican Radio) At least 20 people were killed and scores more were injured on Tuesday when two commuter trains collided head-on  in the southern Italian region of Puglia.

At least two passengers were pulled alive from the crumpled wreckage thanks to ongoing rescue operations. 

Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni:

Local authorities in the Andria province where the crash took place are appealing for blood as hospitals are struggling to respond to the needs of dozens of injured people.

A field hospital was set up in the nearby fields for emergency assistance as rescuers continue to extract people from the metal of

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