Spain mourns train crash victims

Spain is in mourning over the death of 80 people killed in a high-speed train crash on Wednesday.

More than 90 passengers out of 218 on board the train that crashed outside Santiago de Compostela remain in hospital, including some 30 critical.

Police are waiting to question an injured train driver who has been placed under formal investigation.

There are reports that the train was travelling at more than double the speed limit at the time of the crash.

Spain has declared three days of national mourning over the crash – one of its worst ever rail disasters.

At least 130 people were taken to hospital after the accident, and 95 are still being treated, health officials say.

The 32 seriously injured include children. People from several nationalities are among the wounded, including five Americans and one Briton. One American was among the dead, the BBC reports.

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