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Two killed in train accident in France

Posted on Feb 08 2014 | IANS

Paris, Feb 8 : At least two people were killed and seven injured when a train derailed in the department of Les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in France Saturday, media reported.

The accident occurred Saturday morning between Annot and Saint-Benoit when a train connecting the cities of Nice and Digne-les-Bains derailed, leaving at least two people dead and seven wounded, Xinhua reported citing French television BFMTV.

According to preliminary information, the train hit a rock on the track and one of the cars was derailed.

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