Spain: Devastating Images From Santiago de Compostela Train Crash (PHOTOS)

by
Fatimah Mazhar
A train derailed on the outskirts of the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela on Wednesday killing at least 77 and 131 injured in one of Europe's worst rail disasters.

A train derailed on the outskirts of the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela on Wednesday killing at least 77 and 131 injured in one of Europe's worst rail disasters.

The city’s tourism board said all the festivities, including Wednesday's traditional High Mass at the centuries-old cathedral, were canceled as the city went into mourning.

The train operated by state rail company Renfe with 247 people on board derailed on the eve of the ancient city's main festival in honor of Saint James when thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world pack the streets.

Following are some of the most devastating images from the site of the crash:

Devastating Images From Spain Train Crash

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Devastating Images From Spain Train Crash

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Devastating Images From Spain Train Crash

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Devastating Images From Spain Train Crash

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Devastating Images From Spain Train Crash

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Devastating Images From Spain Train Crash

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