Moroccan Minister of State Abdellah Baha has died in a railroad accident, Morocco's Interior Ministry said in a communique cited by the Maghreb Arab Press news agency.
The accident occurred in the vicinity of Bouznika in north-central Morocco. No additional details were provided immediately. They will be given after the investigation is completed.
Baha was a leader of the ruling moderate Islamist party - the Justice and Development Party, which won the latest parliamentary elections in the country in November 2011.