A woman and her dog were killed in Germany when both were struck by a train as she tried to rescue the pet that had wandered onto the tracks, Police said on Thursday.
The 53-year-old had desperately hurried after her dog as it ran into the path of the oncoming train in the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Wednesday.
The accident shut down a section of railway for three hours. (dpa/NAN)
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