(Tragic Pictures) Train Accident Killed Dozens in Argentina
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(Tragic Pictures) Train Accident Killed Dozens in Argentina

Buenos Aires : Argentina | Feb 22, 2012 at 5:10 PM PST
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(Check It Out! Photos!) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- At least 49 people declared dead and hundreds suffered different injuries after a train crashes into a downtown station in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, February 22, 2012.

According to reports, the cause of the accident was not yet determined. But many people believes that it was the deteriorating rail system and train brake malfunction which resulted into a tragic crash.

Transportation Secretary J.P. Schiavi said, 'The dead include 48 adults and one child - most of whom had crowded into the first two cars to get ahead of the rush-hour crowds on arrival. Some 600 people were injured, including 461 who were hospitalized.'

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Firemen rescue wounded passengers from a commuter train after a collision in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday. - AP
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  • Firemen rescue wounded passengers from a commuter train after a collision in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday. - AP

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  • Injured commuters lie on stretchers after their train crashed into the Once station during rush hour in Buenos Aires, February 22, 2012 - Reuters

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  • Injured commuters lie on the floor after their train crashed into the Once station during rush hour in Buenos Aires, February 22, 2012.- REuters

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  • Rescue workers carry a wounded passenger from a commuter train that crashed into the Once train station at rush hour, on a stretcher in Buenos Aires February 22, 2012. - Reuters

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  • Commuters react inside the Once train station after a train crashed when its brakes failed at rush hour in Buenos Aires February 22, 2012. - Reuters

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  • An injured passenger is taken to an ambulance inside the Once train station after a train crashed when its brakes failed at rush hour in Buenos Aires February 22, 2012. - Reuters

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