A train derailed west of Milan in a serious rail accident which has reportedly killed at least four, and left around a hundred passengers injured.
Pictures from the scene show the wreckage of the train after its carriages derailed, and rescue efforts from the firefighters and emergency services at the site.
90 firefighters were involved in recovery efforts. Photo: Italian Fire Service
Emergency service workers transport one of the victims. Some of the injured received first aid treatment in a nearby field. Photo: Piero Cruciatti/AFP
Emergency services provided helicopters to transport some of the most seriously injured to hospital. Photo: Piero Cruciatti/AFP.