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Investigation begins into French rail crash

Investigators say loose rail connection may have caused train accident outside Paris that killed six people.

Last Modified: 13 Jul 2013 14:36
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Investigators in France have said a loose rail connection may have caused a train crash that killed six people.

The intercity-train carrying almost 400 people had just left Paris when it derailed at Bretigny-sur-Orge station.

Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from Paris.

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