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Austrian Rail Tragedy Kills 165

Tue Nov 14, 2000 7:52 am

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What do you think? I think its terrible and even more terrible that most people managed to escaped but then died from poisonous smoke.

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RE: Austrian Rail Tragedy Kills 165

Tue Nov 14, 2000 10:58 am

I read about this yesterday. This is terrible! My thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and families of the victims.

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RE: Austrian Rail Tragedy Kills 165

Wed Nov 15, 2000 6:29 pm

Not nice. The passengers should have been totally aware of the disaster them was waiting.
The train was designed that it couldn't get damaged easily. The windows where not from glass but some sort of plastic which can't be broken very easily.
Some passengers got managed to get out in the back of the train but others who broke out in the front of the train ran into the wrong direction of the tunnel and got killed by the smoke.

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