By G9ija

A woman and her dog were killed in Germany when both were struck by a train as she tried to rescue the pet that had wandered onto the tracks, Police said on Thursday.
The 53-year-old had desperately hurried after her dog as it ran into the path of the oncoming train in the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Wednesday.

The accident shut down a section of railway for three hours.