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Two passengers were taken to hospital after a Boston area transit station platform partially collapsed late Friday.

The pair suffered minor injuries in the incident at the station in Billerica, Mass., the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) told NBC News.

Police were unable to say how serious the injuries were, NBC affiliate WHDH reported.

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