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More than 300 injured as broadwalk collapses during concert in Spain

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More than 300 people were wounded, two seriously, when a wooden promenade collapsed at a seaside music festival in north-west Spain, local authorities said.

The incident, at the O Marisquino festival in the town of Vigo, left 316 people injured but there were no reports of any fatalities.

The 98ft long seafront boardwalk was packed with people watching a rap artist in the northwestern city of Vigo when it suddenly collapsed just before midnight on Sunday.

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“The causes have yet to be determined. Everything indicates that no one is trapped underneath,” Vigo mayor Abel Caballero told reporters at the scene.

Witnesses told Spanish media that people struggled to scramble for safety from under the debris of the structure.

Nine of those hurt are still in hospital and two are in the intensive care unit, but their lives are not in danger, a government spokesman said.

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7 killed after Delhi-Bound train derails in Bihar

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NEW DELHI — At least seven people have died and 14 others injured after a Delhi-bound train derailed early Sunday morning in Bihar’s Vaishali district.

Eleven coaches of 12487 Seemanchal Express derailed near Sahadai Buzurg at around 3:52 am. Three of the coaches overturned and the high force of the impact destroyed them completely.

The injured are being transported to local hospitals.

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The superfast train from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at full speed when the accident took place, officials said.

Bodies are believed to be trapped inside one of the affected coaches and the number of dead is likely to rise, local police official said.

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