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    Metro Train Derails in Marseille, France: at Least 14 Wounded (PHOTOS)

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    RTM, which operates the public transport in the city, reported that traffic on the line would remain interrupted all day, at least between the Castellane station and the terminus Sainte-Marguerite-Dromel.

    "The incident occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. (7:30 GMT). A part of the traction system broke off and damaged a tire went off the rail. 14 passengers were slightly injured due to the ceiling grilles falling inside the cars", the spokesperson for RTM stated.

    The victims were transported to a hospital in Marseille, the spokesperson added.


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