A collision between two trains late Saturday in northern Germany left 10 people dead and 20 seriously injured, police told the German Press Agency dpa.
A freight train collided with a passenger train in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. The reason for the collision was not immediately known.
The wreckage of both trains was ablaze.
The passenger train from the regional HarzElbeExpress was travelling from Magdeburg to Halberstadt.