Two passenger trains collided head-on near the German town of Bad Aibling (Bavaria), reports br.de citing the press service of Bavaria police. It is not yet clear what caused the crash.
According to the police spokesperson, 15 people received serious injuries, so the death toll is likely to rise. Identities of the injured are yet to be established.
Dozens of rescue services vehicles and helicopters are now at the accident site. The crash made traffic difficult in the nearby areas . There are calls on social media to donate blood to help save the injured.