Barcelona train crash injures 48

The incident took place at the city centre during rush hour

Barcelona centre
Barcelona centre

At least 48 people have been injured in a train crash at a station in Barcelona, officials said.

At least 5 people have suffered from grievous injuries.

The incident took place during the morning rush hour at Francia station, in the city centre.

Reports said the train did not brake when entering the station, hitting people on the platform.

Images on social media show the front end of the train is crumpled and the casing partially torn off.

At least 18 people have been taken to hospital, Barcelona’s emergency officials said on Twitter.

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