Photo of the Day: Spanish Train Wreck

Rescue workers pull victims from a train crash in northwestern Spain, July 24, 2013. At least 35 people died after … Continued

Rescue workers pull victims from a train crash in northwestern Spain, July 24, 2013. At least 35 people died after a train derailed in the outskirts of the northern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela.

Oscar Corral is a photographer for El Pais, the highest-circulated newspaper in Spain. Corral was literally one of the first people at the scene of yesterday’s derailment. You can read an incredible account of what he saw on EuroNew.com.

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