Montana, US: At least three people killed after Amtrak train derailment

An Amtrak passenger train has derailed in Montana killing at least three people, according to reports.

The Associated Press cited the Liberty County Sheriff's Office which said the three deaths were among multiple casualties.

The Empire Builder train, which runs between Seattle and Chicago, was carrying about 147 passengers and 13 crew members when five cars derailed near Joplin, Montana, Amtrak said.

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