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January 18, 1989
At least 51 people, including 35 schoolgirls, were killed when a train slammed into a crowded bus in southern Sri Lanka. About 72 bus passengers were injured in the accident at an unprotected level crossing at Ahungalle, 60 miles south of Colombo, the capital. No one on the train was hurt. The state-owned bus was carrying students from four local schools who were returning home from a visit to a clinic. The train, traveling about 50 m.p.h.
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NEWS
January 18, 1989
At least 51 people, including 35 schoolgirls, were killed when a train slammed into a crowded bus in southern Sri Lanka. About 72 bus passengers were injured in the accident at an unprotected level crossing at Ahungalle, 60 miles south of Colombo, the capital. No one on the train was hurt. The state-owned bus was carrying students from four local schools who were returning home from a visit to a clinic. The train, traveling about 50 m.p.h.
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NEWS
May 2, 1988
A Sri Lankan bus crowded with shoppers was blown apart and at least 26 passengers were killed when Tamil rebels detonated a bomb buried in the road, military officials said. Thirty people were injured, and 15 of them were in critical condition, the officials said. It was the second Tamil attack on a passenger bus in two days. The blast threw bodies into dense jungle beside the road near the village of Sittaru, 25 miles southwest of the eastern port of Trincomalee.
NEWS
May 2, 1988
A Sri Lankan bus crowded with shoppers was blown apart and at least 26 passengers were killed when Tamil rebels detonated a bomb buried in the road, military officials said. Thirty people were injured, and 15 of them were in critical condition, the officials said. It was the second Tamil attack on a passenger bus in two days. The blast threw bodies into dense jungle beside the road near the village of Sittaru, 25 miles southwest of the eastern port of Trincomalee.
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