At least four dead, 50 injured after Spanish train crash

At least four people are dead and 50 injured after a train crash in northern Spain, the deputy mayor of the nearby town of O Porrino told 24Horas television on Friday.

One of the injured was suffering from life-threatening injuries, he said.

Rail operator Renfe had earlier told dpa there were "several dead."

According to El Mundo, the train rammed into a bridge near the O Porrino train station in Pontevedra province around 9:30 am (0730 GMT). About 60 people were on board the train, which originated in Vigo, Portugal, Renfe said.

The cause was not yet known.

Last update: Fri, 09/09/2016 - 12:33
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