Tangier’s Rail Accident – Public Prosecutor Orders Opening of Judicial Enquiry

Following the tragic accident that took place last Saturday in Tangier between a freight train and a staff transport vehicle, causing six deaths and 14 injuries, the public prosecutor at the first instance court of Tangier announced the opening of a judicial enquiry in order to determine the causes and the circumstances of this accident, including the degree of guarantee of the required safety conditions at level crossings.

In the light of the results of this investigation, the public prosecutor’s office will establish, with the required firmness and determination, the appropriate legal effects against anyone who is responsible for the death or injury of victims or negligence in guaranteeing the security conditions required by law in such situations, said the public prosecutor in a statement.


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