Passenger killed and others injured as train derails near Barcelona. | Secretgist

Passenger killed and others injured as train derails near Barcelona.

 

One person has been killed and many injured after a train derailed near Barcelona.

The commuter train left the tracks just after 6am near Vacarisses, about 28 miles from Barcelona.

Train operator Renfe blamed a landslide, which it said had been caused by heavy rain.

It comes after days of flooding and landslides in parts of Spain.Rescue workers spent hours at the scene helping people escape the wreckage.

There were 131 people rescued and five of them were sent to hospital.There were also dozens of people with less serious injuries, according to Catalonia’s civil protection agency.

Those people who were not hurt were taken by bus to the next station.

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