Police say several people have been killed or injured in an early morning train crash in southern Germany.
They say two trains were involved in the crash near Bad Aibling, in Bavaria. It was not immediately clear how many people were injured, but a spokeswoman for police in Upper Bavaria confirmed to German news agency dpa that there were deaths.
Dpa reported that one train derailed in the crash today morning, and several wagons overturned.
It said eight rescue helicopters were standing on a lawn near the entrance to the town of Bad Aibling and further rescue staff were on the way to the scene of the crash.