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Nando Times

16 injured when trains collide in Belgium

LIEGE, Belgium (August 14, 2000 6:57 a.m. EDT

- Sixteen people were injured when two passenger trains collided head-on at slow speed close to the busy Liege station.

One of the two drivers was seriously injured but his life was not in danger, officials said. The accident occurred on a stretch where railworks had affected the train schedules, officials said.

Liege is located just miles east of where Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany meet.

-- Rachel Gibson (, August 15, 2000

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