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48 injured in Barcelona train crash

48 injured in Barcelona train crash

The train had left the southern coastal town of Sant Vicenc de Calders and arrived at Francia station at 7.15 a.m. (0515 GMT).

Emergency services say some 50 people have been injured when a morning commuter train crashed into the buffers in a station in northeastern Barcelona. Officials said the driver was among the wounded.

Other passengers with light injuries were treated on the station platform.

Witnesses said a block of metal thought to form part of the buffer had ended up more than six feet inside the front carriage.

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Emergency services are on the scene, and there are no reports of fatalities.

It is not yet known what caused the train to crash.

So far 18 people have been taken to hospital after the crash shortly after 7am local time at Francia station, the second busiest station in the city.


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