Briefly World: Argentina train accident kills 49

A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires’ busy Once station,killing 49 people and injuring 600 commuters in Argentina’s worst train accident in decades

Written by Agencies | Published: February 23, 2012 1:44 am

Argentina train accident kills 49

BUENOS AIRES: A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires’ busy Once station Wednesday,killing 49 people and injuring 600 commuters in Argentina’s worst train accident in decades. Federal Police Commissioner Nestor Rodriguez says the dead include 48 adults and one child. The commuter train came in too fast and hit the barrier at the end of the platform at about 26 kph.

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