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A train derailed outside the ancient north western Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela on Wednesday.
60 people were killed in the accident while 131 others were injured.
247 people were on board of the train when it derailed at about 8:41 p.m..
The operator of the train is the state rail company, Renfe while state-owned Adif is in charge of the tracks
Renfe said in a statement that the eight-carriage train was travelling from Madrid to Ferrol on the Galician coast when it derailed.
It was one of the worst rail accidents in Europe over the past 25 years.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the tragedy and an official source said that sabotage or attack was unlikely to be involved.
El Pais newspaper cited sources close to the investigation as saying the train was travelling at over twice the speed limit on a sharp curve.