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One killed and four injured in Barcelona train crash

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One killed and four injured in Barcelona train crash
People visit the Renfe stand during the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) in Madrid on January 17, 2018. Photo: Gabriel Bouys/AFP
12:48 CET+01:00
A train driver died and four people were seriously injured in northeast Spain Friday when two trains collided head-on outside Barcelona, the rail company and emergency services said.
The crash occurred during the after-work rush hour, near Castellgali some 50 kilometres (31 miles) from the Catalan capital, national rail company Renfe said in a statement.
 
 
The collision claimed the life of a 26-year-old driver and severely injured four passengers, while another 100 suffered minor injuries, the emergency services said on Twitter.  
   
Sixty-five people were unharmed.
   
Renfe said an investigation was opened into the crash.
 
In November, one person died and 49 others were injured on the same line when a landslide caused a train to derail.
 
   
 
 
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