Packed passenger train derails outside Paris, at least 7 dead

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by Associated Press

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Posted on July 12, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 15 at 4:58 PM

 PARIS (AP) -- An official for France's national railway says that a packed intercity train derailed while transporting passengers from Paris to Limoges.
 
  The French interior minister said at least 7 people are believed dead and several others were injured in train derailment.
 
   SNCF's Jean-Paul Boulet says the train was carrying some 350 passengers when it derailed Friday evening at 5:15 p.m. (1515 GMT) and crashed into the station at Bretigny-sur-Orge, some 20 kilometers south of Paris.

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