A train collided with a military vehicle at a railroad crossing in southern Finland early Thursday, killing at least four people, police and military officials said.
The crash near Raseborg, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) southwest of Helsinki, also left several people injured.
Police said four people were killed, including one train passenger. A Finnish general said that three soldiers died.
“Today I have received a heartbreaking message: Three conscripts have died in an accident in Raseborg,” Gen. Jarmo Lindberg said in a statement. Read more