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140 Trapped in burning Alpine train

  Ananova : Saturday November 11, 2000
Up to 140 people are believed to trapped on a train which is on fire in a tunnel running through the Alps in Austria.
A total of 13 rescue helicopters, huge numbers of fire fighters and 15 doctors are reported to be at the scene.

So far 10 people have been brought out of the tunnel suffering from minor injuries, says the Austrian Red Cross. Authorities believe there are between 100 and 140 people on board.

Reports from the Austrian news agency APA said the tunnel runs under the Kitzsteinhorn mountain, near Salzburg, a popular ski-ing area.

Ananova: 'Number of deaths' on Austrian fire train 11/11/2000

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