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189 injured in Shanghai subway crash discharged from hospital

09-28-2011 15:07 BJT

SHANGHAI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- A total of 189 people injured in the subway train collision in Shanghai were discharged from the hospital, while another 95 are still receiving medical treatment, according to the Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau.

Rescuers ensure that the injured have been taken to safety following the Shanghai subway
crash on Tuesday afternoon. [Photo by Gao Erqiang/China Daily]

Rescue workers assist an injured woman outside Yuyuan Garden Station after a subway train
 crash in Shanghai on Tuesday. [Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters

A subway train rear-ended another Tuesday afternoon, leaving 284 injured. Most of the injuries were bruises and bone fractures, but there were also external head traumas, doctors said.

Reports of a passenger pregnant with twins aroused public concern, but doctors said that both the woman and her children are safe.

The ages of the injured ranged from infant to 85. Seven were foreigners, among whom three remain hospitalized.

Malfunction section. Source: Shanghai Metro.

The crash occurred at about 2:51 p.m. following a signal system failure at a station on the Line 10 subway.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: Xinhua

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