Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said earlier Wednesday that he would find out what caused a Tragic Greece Train Crash near Larissa that killed at least 36 people and hurt dozens more.
“It is very difficult what we are experiencing today as a country. We are talking about an unspeakable tragedy,” Mitsotakis told reporters during his visit at the crash site.
“One thing I can guarantee: we will find out the causes of this tragedy and do everything in our power to make sure this never happens again.”
The Greek prime minister said his thoughts are “first and foremost with the victims’ families.” He also said that the country’s job is to treat the injured and find out who the dead are.
According to the sources, What we know: The rail company Hellenic Train says that 342 passengers and 10 staff members were on the passenger train and two staff members were on the freight train when they crashed just before midnight, about four hours north of Athens.
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This unfortunate tragedy is still being looked into by the investigating authorities.