Four children killed in Netherlands as train hits 'cargo' bicycle

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News ID: 29071
Publish Date: 14:14 - 20 September 2018
TEHRAN, September 20 - Four children were killed and two people were wounded when a train struck a "cargo" bicycle, widely used by Dutch parents to transport their children, police said on Thursday.

Four children killed in Netherlands as train hits 'cargo' bicycleTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The accident occurred in the eastern city of Oss, near the German border.

Police said the cargo bike was electrically powered and had been transporting the children from a pre-school center to school when the accident occurred. There were numerous witnesses, including other school-age children, police said.

The two injured people have been taken to a nearby hospital, where they are in critical condition.

"We have informed the families involved of this terrible news," police said in a statement.

"We are investigating how this could have happened."

Source: Reuters

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