At least two dead as train derails in northern Spain

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Madrid | Published: September 9, 2016 2:32:09 PM

At least two people have died after a train derailed in Galicia, in northern Spain, a spokesman for the local emergency services said on Friday.

In 2013, 79 people were killed in Spain's worst rail disaster in decades when a high-speed train went off the tracks and slammed into a wall near Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia. (Image for representation: Reuters)In 2013, 79 people were killed in Spain?s worst rail disaster in decades when a high-speed train went off the tracks and slammed into a wall near Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia. (Image for representation: Reuters)

At least two people have died after a train derailed in Galicia, in northern Spain, a spokesman for the local emergency services said on Friday.

Local newspaper La Voz de Galicia said the accident took place at a station.

In 2013, 79 people were killed in Spain’s worst rail disaster in decades when a high-speed train went off the tracks and slammed into a wall near Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia.

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