A mine explosion and a railway crash happen within hours of each other in Japan.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "More Than 600 Die In Japan's Double Disaster". American voiceovered newsreel material.
GV Over roof tops of Japanese town of Omuta. GV Pit head of disaster mine. VS At pit head showing Japanese miners, the small train comes out of mine and in the coal trucks are bodies, covered up. VS Coffins placed about over the floor of large hall, people sit by some of the coffins weeping.
VS Day and night of the twisted carriages and wrecked train, a result of a train crash in Northern Japan, which killed 162 persons. Bodies are seen being got out by rescuers.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 13/11/1963.