• Short Summary

    THIRTY-FOUR PEOPLE DIED AND AT LEAST 150 WERE INJURED WHEN A TRAIN PLOUGHED INTO THE BACK OF ANOTHER NEAR CORINTH YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    THIRTY-FOUR PEOPLE DIED AND AT LEAST 150 WERE INJURED WHEN A TRAIN PLOUGHED INTO THE BACK OF ANOTHER NEAR CORINTH YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

    THE TRAINS WERE PACKED WITH GREEKS RETURNING TO ATHENS FROM THE PROVINCES AFTER VOTING IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL REFERENDUM ON SUNDAY (29 SEPTEMBER).

    POLICE SAID LAST NIGHT WAS BELIEVED THE FIRST TRAIN HALTED ON THE SINGLE-TRACK PATRAS TO ATHENS LINE AFTER A PASSENGER ACCIDENTIALLY PULLED THE EMERGENCY STOP CORD.

    THE SECOND TRAIN CRASHED INTO IT FROM BEHIND. TWO COACHES OVERTURNED, TRAPPING MANY PASSENGERS IN THE DEBRIS.

    THE GOVERNMENT ORDERED TROOPS TO HELP IN THE RESCUE WORK AS THE INJURED WERE RUSHED TO HOSPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEHRW2PG54RP8897HTACF16B28
    Media URN:
    VLVAEHRW2PG54RP8897HTACF16B28
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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