Spain

At Least 20 Killed in Spanish Train Wreck

Apparently derailed while going around curve

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At least 20 people were killed when a train derailed outside the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela today, state media and witnesses said.

Train wagons lay on their sides with smoke billowing from the wreckage, photographs published on the Voz de Galicia newspaper website showed.

"It was going so quickly … It seems that on a curve the train started to twist, and the wagons piled up one on top of the other," passenger Ricardo Montesco told Cadena Ser radio station.