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'Several dead', in French train derailment

A view of empty tracks at the Saint Lazare train station in Paris on June 13, 2013. A train derailed in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge in an accident that authorities fear may have caused "many casualties", officials said.

A view of empty tracks at the Saint Lazare train station in Paris on June 13, 2013. A train derailed in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge in an accident that authorities fear may have caused "many casualties", officials said.  (AFP/File)

Emergency workers said Friday that several people were killed and dozens injured following a train derailment in the Paris suburb of Bretigny-sur-Orge.

"There are several dead," a senior emergency worker told AFP, while another source in emergency services said there were "several dozen wounded".

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