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# rail disaster
At least 57 dead, death toll still rising as train flies off rails in Congo swamp
The train crashed in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bodies are being being buried after being taken from the wreckage, as there is no morgue in the area….
# Spain
Automatic braking system had been due to be fitted at site of Spanish train crash
79 people died when the train derailed at a bend while travelling at 179 kilometres per hour on 24 July.
# Spain
77 dead, 143 injured in rail crash - "no indications" any Irish citizens were on board
Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore says the situation is “still developing”, but that there are no reports of any Irish citizens caught up in the tragedy.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.