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At Least 6 Dead In France Train Crash

A picture shows a derailed wagon on the site of a train accident in the railway station of Bretigny-sur-Orge on July 12, 2013 near Paris. A train derailed in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge in an accident that caused "many casualties", authorities said. AFP PHOTO /KENZO TRIBOUILLARD        (Photo credit should read KENZO

A picture shows a derailed wagon on the site of a train accident in the railway station of Bretigny-sur-Orge on July 12, 2013 near Paris. A train derailed in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge in an accident that caused “many casualties”, authorities said. AFP PHOTO /KENZO TRIBOUILLARD 

A train carrying about 370 people derailed at the Bretigny-sur-Orge Station,  just south of Paris on Friday July 12, 2013.

The train left the Paris Austerlitz station Friday morning and was bound for the city of Limoges.

It did not have a scheduled stop at the Bretigny-sur-Orge Station.

The accident killed at least 6 people and injured 22 others.

The last four cars went off the track, with one car was lying on the track.

The cause of the derailment is still being investigate.

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