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Spanish official: 20 dead in train crash
| updated 5:00 PM EDT, Wed July 24, 2013
Posted on 07/24/2013 2:02:26 PM PDT by Perdogg
At least 20 people were killed and dozens more were injured in a train crash Wednesday in northwestern Spain, a senior aide to Spain's prime minister told CNN's Al Goodman. Investigators are looking at all possible causes of the crash, though their initial assessment is that it likely wasn't the result of terrorism.
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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crash; spain; train
posted on 07/24/2013 2:02:26 PM PDT
We live in an age where if more than six people are killed in a single incident, the first suspicions as to it's cause crossing the newswires are terrorism followed by a deranged nutcase. Officials at the scene have to rule that out first.
Unless the six dead are in Chicago, in which case it's not news.
posted on 07/24/2013 2:09:54 PM PDT
by The KG9 Kid
(Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
To: Perdogg; Revolting cat!
Who was driving the train? Carlos Danger?
To: The KG9 Kid
Yes, that’s true. Now they say the death toll is 35; apparently the train was supposed to slow in this area, which has a lot of curves and is right at the entrance to Santiago de Compostela, but it didn’t slow down. They think it was human error.
posted on 07/24/2013 2:44:37 PM PDT
The death toll is up to 50 now.
posted on 07/24/2013 3:35:41 PM PDT
There are now 56 dead.
I lived in Spain for 3 years, but never made it up to that area of the country.
posted on 07/24/2013 6:21:59 PM PDT
(Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
Another link (will have to copy and paste) ... because from AP and not certain should make direct link ...
posted on 07/24/2013 6:54:57 PM PDT
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posted on 07/24/2013 6:59:15 PM PDT
(Fire Eric Holder!)
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