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Passenger and freight trains collide in Spain;  1 killed, 85 wounded


A freight train rammed into a rush hour passenger train in Catalonia, killing an engineer and injuring 85 people

MADRID — A freight train rammed into a rush-hour passenger train in Catalonia on Monday, killing an engineer and injuring 85 people, Spanish authorities and the regional rail company said. Emergency crews said they were helping evacuate around 100 people on the passenger train.

The accident occurred around 6:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. GMT) about fifteen kilometers from Barcelona, ​​the capital of the northeast region, the railway company FGC said in a statement.

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