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At least six people killed in train derailment in Morocco

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At least six people killed in train derailment in Morocco

At least six people killed in train derailment in Morocco
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YOUSSEF BOUDLAL(Reuters)
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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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