Political clash brewing over fatal train collision, railway safety

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Disasters, Elections, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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The government is preparing itself for a barrage of criticism from opposition parties next week following the 3-day national mourning for the victims of the Tempe train crash, which is weighing heavily also on the Prime Minister’s decision regarding the timing of the national elections.

The death toll from the collision of the passenger and freight trains on Tuesday night rose to 57 and could edge up further as the process of identifying the bodies recovered from the wreckage continues.

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