Three killed, 16 severely injured after train derails in southern Germany

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Berlin (CNN)At least three people were killed and several injured when a train derailed in southern Germany on Friday, an official from the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen told CNN.

The regional train was traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria in the direction of Munich when it derailed, police said on Twitter.
A major emergency services operation is still underway, the official from Garmisch-Partenkirchen said.
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