Soldiers killed in Finland train collision

Four people were killed and several injured when a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland on Thursday, police and defence forces said.

FINLAND (REUTERS) - Multiple people have been killed and several others injured after a train crashed into an army truck during a military exercise in southern Finland.

Defense officials say at least three of the dead were soldiers and one was a passenger on the train.

The collision is believed to have happened near a railroad crossing.

Four other soldiers and several train passengers were also injured.