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27 killed as two trains crashed in Puglia

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MNA International Desk: At least 27 people were killed and dozens more wounded on Tuesday as two trains crashed in a head-on crash in the southern Italian region of Puglia. The two trains hit on a spring of isolated track enclosed by olive trees around 11.30 a.m. between the towns of Ruvo di Puglia and Corato, around 25 miles from Bari. Massimo Mazzilli, the mayor of Corato, likened the destruction at the scene of the accident to a “plane crash.” “It’s a disaster, it’s as if a plane has crashed,” Mr. Mazzilli said on his Facebook page as he posted ...

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