By Hasan Esen
BRUSSELS (AA) - Three people were killed in a high-speed train crash in eastern Belgium late Sunday, officials said.
Dozens of passengers were injured when the train slammed into the back of a freight train in the town of Hermalle-Sous-Huy at around 11 p.m. local time (2100GMT).
Francis Dejon, the mayor of the district of Saint-Georges-sur-Meuse, described the impact as “very violent”.
Two of six carriages on the passenger train, which was travelling from Liege to Namur, were derailed, Belgian railways SNCB said in a statement.
An investigation is ongoing.