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About 30 injured after passenger train derails at Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal

India TV News Desk New York 04 Jan 2017, 21:19:33 IST
India TV News Desk

A New York commuter train derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Wednesday during rush hour and injured around 30 people.

Online images Wednesday show the train at a slight angle in its track bed in the busy Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn.

Passengers told TV news crews on the scene that there was a loud bang and a jolt that sent some people flying.

Some people were carried away on stretchers. Others were sitting outside the train holding ice packs to their heads.

Reports from the scene said some people were bleeding from cuts.

Railroad officials said they had no immediate information on the cause of the accident, which happened at around 8:20 a.m. Wednesday.

(With inputs from AP)