Buenos Aires: A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos
Aires' busy Once station on Wednesday, injuring at least 650 morning
commuters, Argentina's transportation secretary said.
people still trapped, people alive, and there may have been fatalities.
We don't know if there are dead people" in the wreckage, JP Schiavi told
reporters at the station.
The commuter train came in too fast
and hit the barrier at the end of the platform at about 12 mph (20 kph),
smashing the front of the engine and crunching the leading cars behind
it, Schiavi said. One car penetrated nearly 20 feet (six meters) into
the next, he said.
Most damaged was the first car, where
passengers make space for bicycles. Survivors told the TeleNoticias
channel that many people were injured in a jumble of metal and glass.
said windows exploded as the tops of train cars se
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