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Two Killed in French Alps Train Derailment

World | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 09:12| Views: 690 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Two Killed in French Alps Train Derailment Emergency workers inspect the site of a train accident in Saint Benoit, Southern France, 08 January 2014. Photo by EPA/SEBASTIEN NOGIER.

Two people were killed and nine injured after a tourist train derailed in the southern French Alps, local media reported.

The train was traveling between the resort towns of Nice and Digne-les-Bains, when it derailed near Annot, 87 kilometers north-west of Nice after reportedly hitting a rock.

The train travels along the mountains on track that regularly receives snow and rock falls, but regional transport official Jean-Yves Petit claimed that even in winter it is considered safe.

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