Paris train derailment

An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.

The Le Parisien newspaper said up to eight people were dead but the Interior Ministry official said it could not confirm whether there were any deaths. (REUTERS)

An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013. (photo by Thierry Gorguet)
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013. (photo by Thierry Gorguet)
<span class="Lbl">An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.</span>(photo by Thierry Gorguet)
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.(photo by Thierry Gorguet)
Rescue workers transport a victim from a train that derailed in Bretigny sur Orge, south of Paris, Friday July, 12, 2013. A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday, leaving seven people believed dead and dozens injured as train cars slammed into each other and overturned, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Rescue workers transport a victim from a train that derailed in Bretigny sur Orge, south of Paris, Friday July, 12, 2013. A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday, leaving seven people believed dead and dozens injured as train cars slammed into each other and overturned, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Rescue workers transport a victim from a train that derailed in Bretigny sur Orge, south of Paris, Friday July, 12, 2013. A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday, leaving seven people believed dead and dozens injured as train cars slammed into each other and overturned, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
People are evacuated after a train derailed, in Bretigny sur Orge, south of Paris, Friday July, 12, 2013. A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday, leaving seven people believed dead and dozens injured as train cars slammed into each other and overturned, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
People are evacuated after a train derailed, in Bretigny sur Orge, south of Paris, Friday July, 12, 2013. A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday, leaving seven people believed dead and dozens injured as train cars slammed into each other and overturned, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
People are evacuated after a train derailed, in Bretigny sur Orge, south of Paris, Friday July, 12, 2013. A packed passenger train skidded off its rails after leaving Paris on Friday, leaving seven people believed dead and dozens injured as train cars slammed into each other and overturned, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
<span class="Lbl">An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.</span>(photo by Thierry Gorguet)
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.(photo by Thierry Gorguet)
A photo of the train derailment near Paris (Remy Catinois/Twitter)
Paris train derailment
A photo of the train derailment near Paris (Remy Catinois/Twitter)
<span class="Lbl">An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013. (photo by Thierry Gorguet)<br></span>
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013. (photo by Thierry Gorguet)
<span class="Lbl">An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.</span>
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.
<span class="Lbl">An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.</span>(photo by Thierry Gorguet)
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.(photo by Thierry Gorguet)
<span class="Lbl">An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.</span>
Paris train derailment
An intercity train accident at the Bretigny-sur-Orge train station near Paris July 12, 2013.
An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.<p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
Paris train derailment
An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.

 

 

An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.
Paris train derailment
An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.
An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.
Paris train derailment
An intercity train headed for the central French city of Limoges derailed south of Paris on Friday, the national rail company SNCF said.

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