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UNION SQUARE, Manhattan — A 41-year-old man was seriously injured after he was knocked down and hit in the head by a train Saturday morning, police said.

He was at the southbound Q-train platform around 3 a.m. when two men walked up to him and punched him in the head, police officials said. The victim fell to the platform floor and was hit in the head by an inbound Q train.

Emergency Medical Services rushed to the station and took the victim to an area hospital, an NYPD spokesperson said. He suffered lacerations to the head, multiple fractures to his face and the base of his skull and bleeding in the brain.

No arrests have been made. Police have asked for help identifying the two attackers.

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