A train carrying more than 200 hundred passengers crashed outside of the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela Wednesday evening.
Reuters reports that at least 77 people are dead and 131 have been injured.
The government said it was working on the assumption the derailment, which occurred on the eve of the city’s main religious festival, was an accident.
Sabotage or attack was unlikely to be involved, an official source said, though the devastation will have stirred memories of a train bombing in Madrid in 2004, carried out by Islamist extremists, that killed 191 people.
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