Argentina Train Wreck Kills 3

Dozens more injured in accident
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 13, 2013 9:08 AM CDT
Train passengers wait to be transported to a hospital after they were injured in a train crash in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 13, 2013.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – A double-decker commuter train collided with a train that had stopped between two stations outside Buenos Aires today, killing at least three people and injuring 150 more, CNN reports. Emergency crews are currently pulling people from the wreckage, with helicopters air-lifting some to area hospitals. A union leader is saying that the double-decker had just been brought back into service after six months offline, the AP reports. Among the items fixed during that time: the brakes. (Read more Argentina stories.)

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