SIDIBOUKNADEL, 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)