Freight Train Crashes Into Bus In Germany

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A freight train has crashed into a packed bus on a crossing in Germany, with several thought to be injured.

The train struck the bus at around 8.15 a.m. as it was stopped on a railway crossing in the city of Osnabrück in lower-Saxony, NDR reported.

Police have said at least nine are injured, two seriously, and were rushed to hospital.

The bus, said to be a rail replacement service, had stopped to let people out but still had its rear end on the tracks, The Local reported.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.