At least 54 people have been injured after a commuter train crashed into a station in Barcelona.

The accident happened at 7.15 am local time (0615 BST) at the Franca station in the city’s northeast, when the train crashed into buffers at the end of the line.

Regional health chief Antoni Comi said 51 people were taken to city hospitals, with one person seriously injured.

Mr Comi said there were no immediate details on what caused the accident.

The front of the Rodalies train was severely damaged from the impact.

Photos from the scene show emergency services treating the injured on the platform, with several people placed on stretchers.

Despite the crash train services were not interrupted.



World News


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