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At least six people killed in train derailment in Morocco

At least six people killed in train derailment in Morocco
Members of the security are seen at the site of train derailment at Sidi Bouknadel near the Moroccan capital Rabat, Morocco October 16, 2018.. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal -
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SIDI BOUKNADEL, Morocco (Reuters) - Six people were killed and about 80 injured when a train derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday, officials said.

The train derailed near Sidi Bouknadel, a town near Rabat, on the busy coastal line connecting the capital to the commercial hub of Casablanca.

The cause of the accident was not immediately clear.

A Reuters reporters at the site saw a train derailed near some industrial and residential buildings.

(Reporting by Ahmed ElJechtimi and Zakia Abdennebi; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

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