Derailed French high-speed train death toll rises to 11, children on board

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The 37 injured include children who were, for reasons yet to be explained, on board the test run of the high-speed train on track near Strasbourg.

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Children were on board a high-speed train that derailed during a test run in north-eastern France, the French rail company said, as the death toll rose to 11 with five still missing, reports The Guardian.