- The Washington Times - Friday, July 12, 2013

At least eight passengers have been killed in a Friday train derailment during travel from Paris to Limoges.

A spokesperson with France’s national railway, SNCF, said about 350 passengers were aboard when the train derailed and crashed into a station located 12 miles south of Paris, Fox News reported.

Four cars piled up, the spokesperson said.

The train split into two parts. Fire and rescue workers are at the scene, treating the wounded and looking for survivors.

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