Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20: Regional official

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 20, a regional official told reporters on Tuesday, adding that dozens of people were in hospital, some with serious injuries.

Reuters| Updated: Jul 12, 2016, 19:21 PM IST
Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20: Regional official

Rome: The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 20, a regional official told reporters on Tuesday, adding that dozens of people were in hospital, some with serious injuries.

The previous toll was put at 11.

The head-on collision between two trains happened on a single stretch of track in countryside between the towns of Corato and Andria, in the southern heel of Italy.