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Dead and dozens injured at a train station New Jersey

Dead and dozens injured at a train station New Jersey

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A passenger train on Thursday derailed on arrival at the station of Hoboken in the U.s. state of New Jersey. It would be more than a hundred people were injured and one person died.

American media speak of at least three people dead. There are still passengers trapped in the train.

On photos is to see that the train is a lot of damage has been done to the station. A part of the roof collapsed after part of the train by the impact, on the platform in the womb. The front car hit a wall and drove to the station.

A spokesman for the emergency services in New Jersey reports to ABC News that there are more than a hundred people were injured, among whom were also some serious injuries. A person is to the life to come.

It is not yet clear what the cause of the accident, but several passengers report that the train, upon arrival at the station little sail lower and doorschoot.

Video: Injured in train accident in railway station New Jersey

Wounded

At the station next to ambulance staff and firefighters also rescue workers to search for victims who might be under the rubble.

The trains to and from Hoboken has been shut down.

Hoboken is a city where many people live who are travelling to New York for their work. The city faces New York. About 50,000 people per day use the station in Hoboken.

Train station, Hoboken

A passenger train on Thursday derailed at the station of Hoboken.
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The photos show a big mess.
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Bystanders take photographs of the damage.
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Emergency services are provided at the station.
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The damage to the train station of New Jersey.
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There is help provided on the site of the accident.
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Photos show that a part of the roof of the station collapsed.
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The station is cordoned off by emergency services.
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The fire is outside the train station in New Jersey.
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