Police killed in Argentina overpass crash

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Emergency workers are perplexing to giveaway passengers trapped in a tangled wreck

At slightest 41 people, many of them military officers, have been killed after a train fell off a overpass in north-west Argentina, officials say.

The train was carrying during slightest 50 people, many of them members of Argentina’s limit police, when it came off a highway and fell about 20m (65ft) into a riverbed.

Emergency workers are perplexing to giveaway a series of trapped passengers.

They pronounced that so far, 6 passengers had been discovered from a wreck.

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Salta Police

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The train crashed by a separator and into a dry riverbed

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Six people have been liberated from a mutilate and taken to hospital

The train came off a highway during about 02:00 internal time (05:00 GMT) nearby a city of Rosario del Fuente in Salta province, military officials said.

It was one of 3 military buses travelling on inhabitant highway 34.

A internal military matter pronounced there were indications that one of a bus’s tyres had detonate and caused a motorist to remove control of a vehicle.

Speaking during a open event, President Mauricio Macri, voiced his condolences.

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