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Deadly train crash in Spain

Published 1322 GMT (2122 HKT) September 9, 2016
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First responders work at the scene of a train derailment near O Porrino station in northwestern Spain's Galicia region on Friday, September 9. At least four people were killed and nearly 50 others injured in the crash, authorities said. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
Injured passengers receive help as they move away from the wreckage. The train was en route from Vigo, Spain, to Oporto, Portugal, when the derailment occurred. Vigoé
Firefighters and rescuers search for victims of the train derailment. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers carry an injured passenger away from the wreckage. Vigo al minuto
Spanish emergency service workers tend to injured passengers near O Porrino. SALVADOR SAS/EFE/EPA
Some of the injured passengers receive treatment. The train was carrying 63 passengers, according to the rail company. SALVADOR SAS/EFE/EPA
A body is transported from the crash scene. The train's Portuguese driver was among the dead. MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images
Spanish emergency crews and law enforcement work at the site of the derailment near O Porrino. SALVADOR SAS/EFE/EPA
Spanish state-run rail administrator ADIF has opened an investigation to find out the cause of the derailment. ANXO FDEZ SABORIDO/AFP/Getty Images