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Doctors Voice Hope for Chinese Train Wreck Toddler

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese doctors believe they can save the leg of a 2-year-old child who was pulled from the wreckage of a high-speed train almost 24 hours after the crash. The official Xinhua news agency quoted doctors Tuesday saying they no longer expect to amputate the left leg of Xiang Weiyi. Doctors said previously that the girl […]

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Death Toll From China’s Train Crash Rises to 39

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The death toll from Saturday’s high-speed train crash in eastern China has risen to 39, including two Americans. Chinese official media reported the new toll Monday, adding that 192 other people have been injured — 12 of them critically. The accident occurred Saturday evening on a bridge near the city of Wenzhou in eastern Zhejiang […]

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Chinese Officials Address Public After Deadly Train Collision

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Dejiang has visited the site of Saturday’s deadly train collision in eastern Zhejiang province and urged local authorities to mobilize all available resources to help those affected by the crash. Officials say at least 35 people died and more than 200 others were injured when a southbound high-speed train ran into another […]

Chinese Officials Address Public After Deadly Train Collision

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 10:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Dejiang has visited the site of Saturday’s deadly train collision in eastern Zhejiang province and urged local authorities to mobilize all available resources to help those affected by the crash. Officials say at least 35 people and more than 200 others were injured when a southbound high-speed train ran into another one, […]

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Toddler Rescued from Deadly Chinese Train Wreck

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in eastern China on Sunday rescued a toddler from the wreck of a high-speed train, nearly a full day after a collision that killed at least 35 people and injured more than 200 others south of Shanghai. The rescue of the four-year-old boy came about 21 hours after a southbound bullet train, traveling […]

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Death Toll from China High-Speed Train Crash Reaches 33

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in eastern China are searching for survivors in the mangled wreckage of two high-speed trains involved in a collision which left at least 33 passengers dead and nearly 200 others injured. China’s official Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was traveling from Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang province, to […]

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Death Toll from China High-Speed Train Crash Reaches 33

Posted July 24th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Emergency workers in eastern China are searching for survivors in the mangled wreckage of two high-speed trains involved in a collision which left at least 33 passengers dead and nearly 200 others injured. China’s official Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was traveling from Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang province, to […]

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China High-Speed Train Crash Kills 32

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A lightning strike knocked out power to a high-speed train in eastern China late Saturday, sparking a crash and derailment that killed at least 32 people and injured more than 90 others. China’s official Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was traveling from Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang province, to the […]

Lightning Sparks Chinese Train Crash, 16 Dead

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A lightning strike knocked out power to a high-speed train, sparking a crash and derailment that has killed at least 16 people in China and injured almost 90. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was hit by lightning late Saturday while traveling between the provincial capital of Hangzhou to the […]

Lightning Sparks Chinese Train Crash, 11 Dead

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A lightning strike knocked out power to a high-speed train, sparking a crash and derailment that has killed at least 11 people in China and injured almost 90. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was hit by lightning late Saturday while traveling between the provincial capital of Hangzhou to the […]

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