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Hundreds mourn Spanish railway deaths

Hundreds of Latin American immigrants Saturday mourned a group of young summer solstice partygoers killed by an express train in northeast Spain and demanded an investigation into how the accident happened.

The victims were hit by the train as they crossed railway lines to reach a beach festival shortly before midnight Wednesday. Preliminary forensic results released Saturday determined 12 people were killed -- one less than previously calculated, based on the body parts found, officials said.

About 500 people gathered Saturday at Barcelona's Arco de Triunfo to call on "everyone concerned to back a thorough investigation to ensure that such a tragedy does not happen again," said Ecuadorean Ambassador Galo Chiriboga.

Five victims were from Ecuador, two from Bolivia and two from Colombia. The nationality of one person has not been released. Investigators are still working to identify two others.

A court asked that the train's black box be made available to investigators.