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Spain: At least 4 dead, dozens injured in train derailment00:45

Spain: At least 4 dead, dozens injured in train derailment

Spain, O Porrino
September 9, 2016 at 10:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least four people were reportedly killed, with dozens others left injured, after a train derailed near O Porrino in north-western Spain on Friday.

Some 60 people were onboard the train, reportedly travelling on the Vigo-Oporto route, when it derailed close to the town's station. The train crashed into a part of bridge, forcing the first of the three carriages to completely off the rail tracks.

The emergency services quickly arrived on the scene via helicopter. One other person is in hospital in a critical condition, with several others receiving less serious injuries.

An investigation has already been launched into the accident.

Mandatory credit on screen: Vigo al Minuto

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At least four people were reportedly killed, with dozens others left injured, after a train derailed near O Porrino in north-western Spain on Friday.

Some 60 people were onboard the train, reportedly travelling on the Vigo-Oporto route, when it derailed close to the town's station. The train crashed into a part of bridge, forcing the first of the three carriages to completely off the rail tracks.

The emergency services quickly arrived on the scene via helicopter. One other person is in hospital in a critical condition, with several others receiving less serious injuries.

An investigation has already been launched into the accident.

Mandatory credit on screen: Vigo al Minuto