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


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.