Up to 45 people killed after train derails in Spain -regional government head
MADRID, July 25
MADRID, July 25 (Reuters) - Up to 45 people died after a train derailed in Galicia, northern Spain, the head of regional government Alberto Nunez Feijoo told radio station Cope late on Wednesday.
"There are more than 40, or 45 victims (...) between 40 and 45 victims," he said. "These are provisional numbers (...) We have finished entering the wagons that were destroyed."
Around 70 people were injured, more than 20 of those seriously, he said. (Reporting By Andres Gonzalez, Writing by Sonya Dowsett)
- North Korea says Kim's powerful uncle dismissed for 'criminal acts'
- Thai PM calls snap election, protesters want power now |
- Protesters fell Lenin statue, tell Ukraine's president 'you're next'
- Venezuela's Maduro to raise pressure on business after local vote
- Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested |