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One dead after Washington metro train fills with smoke

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By Euronews
One dead after Washington metro train fills with smoke

<p>One woman died and at least two people were critically injured after a US metro train filled with smoke.</p> <p>Amateur footage has emerged of the incident in Washington DC, showing passengers struggling to breathe. </p> <p>Scores of people were evacuated, with 84 going to hospital, according to the District of Columbia Fire Department. </p> <p>Passenger Denzel Hatch said: “The train shut down and there was a lot of smoke and people could barely breath. We had to be evacuated back through the tunnel but there was no electricity or visibility.”</p>