• Short Summary

    THIRTY PEOPLE DIED AND MORE THAN 150 WERE INJURED IN A HEAD-ON COLLISION BETWEEN TWO TRAINS AT DEPOK, ABOUT 25 MILES (40 KMS) FROM DJAKARTA IN INDONESIA LAST FRIDAY.

  • Description

    THIRTY PEOPLE DIED AND MORE THAN 150 WERE INJURED IN A HEAD-ON COLLISION BETWEEN TWO TRAINS AT DEPOK, ABOUT 25 MILES (40 KMS) FROM DJAKARTA IN INDONESIA LAST FRIDAY.

    SEVERAL CARRIAGES WERE DERAILED AND OVERTURNED IN THE COLLISION BETWEEN AN EXPRESS TRAIN AND A LOCAL PASSENGER TRAIN. SCREAMS RENT THE AIR AS RESCUERS WORKED TO FREE PEOPLE TRAPPED IN THE CARRIAGES. SOLDIERS IN CRUMPLED GREEN UNIFORMS AND MANY STUDENTS WERE AMONG THE DEAD AND INJURED. FARMERS WORKING IN NEAR-BY FIELDS LEFT THEIR PLOUGHS TO HELP AMBULANCEMEN WHO RUSHED THE INJURED TO A NEARBY HOSPITAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA844CDEH2CLB6M67FXFC60H9V9
    Media URN:
    VLVA844CDEH2CLB6M67FXFC60H9V9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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