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Romanian train passenger loses his leg

A Romanian man who fell in front of a train at Linz Central Station in Upper Austria has had his leg amputated.

The 41-year-old man fell in front of a Railjet train on Saturday evening. The train driver had tried to brake but failed to stop in time, and the train ran over his right leg.

There are no further details as to how the accident happened and police have appealed for witnesses to get in touch.

Doctors tries to save the man's leg but in the end announced that the effort had been unsuccesful and he had lost the limb just below the knee.

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