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More than 100 injured in LIRR derailment in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Posted on January 4, 2017

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — More than a hundred people were reported injured after a Long Island Rail Road train derailed on Wednesday morning at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, N.Y. reported CNBC.

The New York City Fire Department said the 103 injuries reported are non-life threatening, and victims are being transported to area hospitals, the report said.

The LIRR is the busiest commuter railroad in North America, carrying an average of 301,000 customers each weekday, according to CNBC. For the full story, click here.

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