Indonesian passenger train jumps tracks, killing 5

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January 16, 2007 05:28

 
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A crowded carriage of an Indonesian passenger train derailed and plunged into a dry river bed on Tuesday, killing five people and injuring more than 250 others, a police officer said. The accident occurred just after midnight close to the central Javanese town of Purokerto, said police Sgt. Sunaryro, who goes by a single name.

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