train crash at Bretigny-sur-Orge,
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Deadly French train crash at Bretigny-sur-Orge

At least six people have been killed and many injured in a train crash at Bretigny-sur-Orge, south of the French capital Paris, officials say.

The intercity train had just left Paris and was heading towards Limoges when it derailed, crashing into a station platform at 17:14 (15:14 GMT).

The BBC's Hugh Schofield said the train derailed at high speed.

  • 12 Jul 2013