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48 injured in commuter train crash in Barcelona station

At least 18 of the injured need hospital attention, emergency services said. The driver was among the injured, they said.

world Updated: Jul 28, 2017 13:40 IST
Reuters
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Reuters, Madrid
Barcelona station,Francia station,Commuter train
A commuter train is seen crashed into a railway buffer in Barcelona's Francia station, Spain, July 28, in this still image from a video obtained from social media. (Reuters Photo)

A commuter train crashed into a railway buffer in Barcelona’s Francia station, injuring 48 people, five of those seriously, emergency services said on Friday. There were no deaths reported.

At least 18 of the injured need hospital attention, emergency services said. The driver was among the injured, they said.

The train was coming from Sant Vicenc de Calders village in the province of Tarragona on the R2 line of the Rodalies commuter rail service, emergency services said.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

First Published: Jul 28, 2017 13:38 IST