Spanish Train Derails on Treacherous Curve, Killing At Least 78

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Mangled remnants of train cars lay strewn about the tracks in the northwestern Spanish town of Santiago De Compostela after a tragic crash Thursday that killed 78 and injured more than 150. The train was reportedly traveling at twice its recommended speed when it went off the rails, causing the nation’s worst train accident in 40 years.

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Ocsicnarf
Ocsicnarf

HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE. Rest in peace for the dead, caring for the injured and relatives. As regards the accident itself, wait for the investigation outcome. The train is still the safest mean of transportation, and Spain has one of the best railroad systems.

SusanaLopezBarg
SusanaLopezBarg

@appraso it was in my home region, Galicia. I have family and friends in Santiago. Luckily none of them was there. So shocking!

Ashfuk Masoom
Ashfuk Masoom

Thanks for reply! U said God loves his children! How blah it is!!! U should think that God needs no chield, He is Almighty & selfsufficient. Do u can say that robots r chieldren of mankind? How foolish it is!!! U can say God (Allah) loves his creation! It is exatly true! Anyway Do u think what is the exat purpose of our life? What did God say to mankind? u should know that every religions have its own philosophy.Every religions have its own explanation with its own way! So I want to remind u that don 't try to implicit your own philosophy to The God or religions ! Because u didn 't creat God, He created u! U need to follow the entire rules of Allah but Allah 's no need to take advice from u! How dare u to think that God is too ignorant that he did not send his complete and clear command to mankind?

Akshay Kumawat
Akshay Kumawat

Ruling others and imposing authority was the only thing that u guys r good at.. Ruling ourselves and keeping our emotional outbursts in line is something u should try.. Then u wouldn't think abt perversions like multitude of virgins waiting in heaven and foreboding others to burn in hell for not believing in what u blindly like to.. U r like that spoiled brat who just realized Santa is a lie and wants the whole world to burn coz ur fantasy just turned to ash.. Religion is not abt how better or correct it is compared to others and life is not about living a lie and making forcing others to believe in it.. And God is certainly not a dictator who inflicts deliberate harm upon his children.. Death is a part of the cycle of life and people who do not respect that r worse than the lowest life form on this planet.. Which would actually be an improvement for someone as pathetic as u.. To familiarize u with ur own sarcastic ways, Peace out..

Johnston Tingting
Johnston Tingting

And have you guys see the video? The train got crazy at the turn and smashed into a concrete wall. WTF is the driver doing? In Japan, once the bullet train driver was found texting his gf while driving a 400km/h train. Who knows what the drivers doing during duty? We should have robot to drive instead for this type of boring job, basically just stare at the rail. They must feel sleepy all the time.

Arup Paul
Arup Paul

wo God ..... It's really sarrow I'm sure the train driver was drunk.

Robin Singh
Robin Singh

man.. how much time in a day u spend reading news? You know each and every news of world.. XD ..

Kuwardeep S Badwal
Kuwardeep S Badwal

my condolences go out to the of the family members of the deceased.

Sanjay Jain
Sanjay Jain

the train was said to be travelling at double the designed speed making it vulnareble to such crashes the drivers should be more cautious to avoid such tragedies.

Ashfuk Masoom
Ashfuk Masoom

I believe if u say the truth somebody will be must ready to take position against you!!!!

Pa Aey
Pa Aey

:( it's terrible ...

Richard T. Miller
Richard T. Miller

Just terrible! I hope this shows why transportation needs to be properly taken care of!

NerkyMeg
NerkyMeg

@Spamgela aw, remember when the metro crashed the day we left at the stop we always got on it? Scury.

Yordan Iliev
Yordan Iliev

becouse bhave crazy speed 200km... its a train man....

Olagunju Kayode
Olagunju Kayode

why is there an increase in train accident now? it was once thought to be one of the safest means of transportation

RomanD.Sanz
RomanD.Sanz

@Johnston Tingting 
Yes, that is what happens when people write with no FUC*ing idea about what the are taling.
There wasn't only one driver.
There was a security system failed.
There was interests on this accident (or similar) to happen right now.

So... shut up before you say any stupidity like this one.

And I also want a robot in your job posistion, cos sure, sure he will do better than you, and of course, with no mistakes as you do.


RomanD.Sanz
RomanD.Sanz

@Sanjay Jain It also said thet is better to investigate before saying anything wrong.
You better get some info before you blame the drivers (2, both of them, 2, not one...) to avoid the tragedy to read your empty comments.