A number of people were seriously injured in a passenger train derailment on Wednesday morning (August 12) on the east coast of Scotland, first minister Nicola Sturgeon said, as she declared a major incident.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was saddened to learn of the "very serious incident" in Aberdeenshire and his thoughts were with all those affected.
One media report cited by Sky News said one person had died, however that has not been confirmed.
Police received reports of a train derailing near Stonehaven, a town 15 km (9 miles) south of Aberdeen, at 0940 a.m. on Wednesday.
TV footage showed two air ambulances in a field near the scene, alongside about 25 police vehicles and ambulances.