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Serious incident reported after train derails in Scotland

At least one person is feared to have been killed following a train crash in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Emergency services arrived at the scene near Stonehaven at approximately 9:40am where the ScotRail train derailed.

The train, which consisted of a locomotive and four carriages, is believed to have derailed due to a landslip according to Rail industry sources.

The locomotive and three carriages derailed and slid down an embankment.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that there are reports of serious injuries and described it as an “extremely serious incident”.

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