Sunday, 20 October 2019
A train carrying hundreds of football fans catches fire in Germany, injuring several people (Photos)
The special train service brought supporters of SC Freiburg south-west of the country in their country after the Bundesliga match with FC Union Berlin of the capital. The home team won the match 2-0 at Stadion An der Alten Försterei.
"We saw smoke leaving #Bellevue train station in the center of #Berlin, Germany, among reports of a train in flames.Many injured were reported," reads in a tweet.
A spokesman for the fire department said a car had burned "in all its magnitude".
"Shortly after the start of the return trip, there was a fire in one of the cars," wrote a spokesman for the SC Freiburg group of supporters who organized the trip.
"All passengers have left the train."