Three people have died in a train crash in Scotland on Wednesday. It confirms the british police, according to news agency Reuters.
The three fatalities died at the scene of the accident, adding the police.
Six others are brought to treatment in a hospital. The preliminary reports indicate that their injuries are not serious, notify the police.
About 30 beredskabskøretøjer were called in, after morgentoget from Aberdeen to Stonehaven was derailed.
There were 12 people on board, six passengers and six employees, writes Sky News.
According to the tv station's information must the driver be among the dead. This information is not confirmed by the authorities.
the British police received notification about the accident, which took place at Stonehaven at 10.43 local time on Wednesday.
there were several fire engines and ambulances sent to the scene of the accident. Also a lægehelikopter is sent there, writes the BBC. Images show that there can be talking about two helicopters.
Pictures posted to social media showing smoke rising from the crashed train.
ScotRail, which operates the scottish rail network, reports that it 'assists the emergency services at an incident at Stonehaven and will come with more information later'.
The scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said earlier in the day that there is talk about an 'extremely serious incident'.
- I've got the first initial reports from Network Rail and the emergency services, and I will be constantly updated, she wrote on Twitter.
- All of my thoughts go to all involved.
Also, the uk prime minister, Boris Johnson, referred to earlier on Wednesday as a 'very serious incident'.