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At least four dead in Finland train crash

The victims are said to be soldiers. Credit: Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP

At least four people have been killed after a train collided with a military vehicle at a level crossing in southern Finland.

The crash in Raseborg, about 53 miles south west of the capital Helsinki, also left several people injured.

Police said four people were killed, including one train passenger, while a Finnish general said that three soldiers died.

Finland’s defence minister Jussi Niinisto tweeted the day "had started with grim news" and "I feel grief".

Police at the crash scene. Credit: Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP