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Spanish Train Derails- Dozens Die-Spanish Train Accident

Published on Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:37 //

 A train accident in north-western Spain took place this Thursday morning. The accident took place killing 77 out of 218 passengers while dozen them are still under recovery in medical centres.

All of the eight carriages derailed as the train was speeding around the curve more than its limits.

The train was heading from Madrid to Ferrol and de tracked near the city of Santiago de Compostela.

Spanish Train Derails- Count On Dead Bodies

          According to the rescue workers , they have recovered 73 dead bodies from the train wreckage while 4 of the injured died in the hospital.

Judges are responsible for registering all of the death casualties.

Spanish Train Accident- List of Injuries

          A health officer told that more than one hundred and forty passengers are receiving medical treatment for their small to serious injuries.

          Local  residents of the area rushed to the hospitals for donating the blood to the injured persons as soon as it demanded from the hospital doctors.

Train Accident In Spain-What Eye Witnesses Say

What Eye Witness Say

  • ·         One of the eye witness told the Spanish Cadena Ser radio station ,” A lot of people were squashed on the bottom. We tried to squeeze out of the bottom of the wagons to get out and we realised the train was burning...I was in the second wagon and there was fire. I saw corpses.”

           He described the whole story that how the train carriages piled up as it hit the curve.

  • ·         According to eye witness the train was moving very fast then the speed limit.

Meanwhile more than 300 Spanish police officers have been deployed at the train accident spot.

According to media reporters the train was heading with twice the speed limit.

Renfe which is rail firm confirmed that the train derailed about 2 miles from Santiago de Compostela station.

The Spanish train was on the express route between Ferrol and Madrid.

What Experts Says About The train Accident

  • ·         According to Analysts, “This train accident was worst accident in Spain history of 40 years”.

  • ·         According to Tom Burridge “Spain has generally has good safety measures regarding rail safety.”

        Spain has been investing a large capital regarding its train and rail network.
  •   "We are moving away from the hypothesis of sabotage or attack," one of the investigating official said.

Adif , which is a train company is in complete collaboration with the investigating judges for sorting out the causes of  the train accident in Spain.

Everybody refrained from making any statement regarding the cause of the accident. Officials also observed the same behaviour before finding any solid evidences about the train accident.

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