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January 17, 1989
Wailing relatives collected bodies from morgues while others frantically searched mangled wreckage for the missing as the official death toll from Bangladesh's worst train disaster rose to 135. Officials fear the death toll may reach 200. "Hundreds of people are visiting the morgue every hour trying to find their near and dear ones," nurse Afroza Begum said.
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January 17, 1989
Wailing relatives collected bodies from morgues while others frantically searched mangled wreckage for the missing as the official death toll from Bangladesh's worst train disaster rose to 135. Officials fear the death toll may reach 200. "Hundreds of people are visiting the morgue every hour trying to find their near and dear ones," nurse Afroza Begum said.
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January 16, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A packed express train carrying worshipers to a religious festival crashed head-on into a local mail train Sunday in central Bangladesh, killing about 110 people and injuring as many 1,000 others, officials said. At least 100 of the injured were listed in critical condition. "First there was an earth-shattering bang on our right," said Naik Abdul Awal, who was one of about 250 soldiers taking part in army maneuvers nearby.
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January 16, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
A packed express train carrying worshipers to a religious festival crashed head-on into a local mail train Sunday in central Bangladesh, killing about 110 people and injuring as many 1,000 others, officials said. At least 100 of the injured were listed in critical condition. "First there was an earth-shattering bang on our right," said Naik Abdul Awal, who was one of about 250 soldiers taking part in army maneuvers nearby.
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