Police and emergency crews search the debris of a crushed wagon after a train crash near Larissa on Wednesday morning.
Police and emergency crews search the particles of a crushed wagon after a practice crash close to Larissa on Wednesday morning. (Zekas Leonidas/Eurokinissi/AFP/Getty Pictures)

At the least 36 individuals had been killed, and greater than 85 others had been wounded when two trains collided in northern Greece on Tuesday evening, the Greek Fireplace Service says.

A spokesman, Vassilis Varthakogiannis, mentioned in a televised briefing that a passenger practice carrying greater than 350 individuals collided with a freight practice shortly earlier than midnight native time within the space of Tempi, central Greece, close to town of Larissa.

The passenger practice was touring from Athens to Thessaloniki.

Rescuers are nonetheless within the technique of figuring out the useless, Varthakogiannis mentioned in an up to date briefing, including that 150 firefighters and first responders are engaged on web site. 

As of now 66 persons are being handled in hospital, with six in intensive care models.  

The collision follows a nationwide carnival on the weekend which ended with a public vacation on Monday.

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