Metro-North Passenger Train Derails In NYC, Fatalities And Injuries Reported – 1 December 2013

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Image from twitter user@JonMaggioA Metro-North passenger train has derailed in the Bronx area of New York City, with reports of multiple injuries and at least 2 deaths, according to reports from CNN.

Rebecca Schwartz, a witness at the scene, told the AP news agency that some of the carriages were submerged in water and numerous emergency vehicles were at the scene. However, photos taken by witnesses show the cars just derailed without slipping into the water. Local media say up to 100 firefighters are at the scene.

There is no information yet on how many people were travelling on the train.

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