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At least Six Dead in Morocco Train Crash: Report

The crash occurred around 20 kilometres north of Rabat between the towns of Kenitra and Sale, local media said, leaving the driver among the dead.

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Updated:October 16, 2018, 7:52 PM IST
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At least Six Dead in Morocco Train Crash: Report
A rescue team carries a body at the site of a train derailment at Sidi Bouknadel near the Moroccan capital Rabat, Morocco on October 16, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)
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Rabat: A train derailed near the Moroccan capital killing at least six people and injuring more than 70 others on Tuesday, public television 2M said.

An AFP photographer at the accident scene said rescue workers were working to retrieve bodies from the overturned train.

Images on social media showed carriages hurled across the tracks.

The crash occurred around 20 kilometres north of Rabat between the towns of Kenitra and Sale, local media said, leaving the driver among the dead.

The kingdom's national railway company ONCF was not immediately available for comment.
| Edited by: Padmaja Venkataraman
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