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Train crashes in Spain July 25, 2013: Around 70 killed 143 injured

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The number of people dead after a train derailed in one of Spain’s worst rail disasters has reportedly risen as high as 70.

Many more are said to be critically injured and Spanish media reported emergency services were attempting to rescue several people still trapped inside carriages.

Victims receive help after a train crashed near Santiago de Compostela

The crash happened as the train carrying 218 passengers plus crew approached Santiago de Compostela, a popular pilgrimage city in the northwestern region of Galicia.

Several of the 13 carriages rolled over, with one carriage torn open and flames and smoke seen rising from the scene.

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