Train derails in northern Spain, killing two

In 2013, 79 people were killed in Spain's worst rail disaster in decades when a high-speed train went off the tracks.

By: Reuters | Madrid | Published:September 9, 2016 2:46 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. 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.