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Four killed as train collides with army vehicle in Finland

The military truck after the crash with a passenger train

Four people were killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, police and defence forces said.

Three of the dead were conscripts and one was a passenger on the train, they said. Four other conscripts were hurt.

Helsingin Sanomat newspaper said seven train passengers had been injured as well.

Police said they would hold a news conference at 0900 GMT.

Military service is obligatory for men in Finland.



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