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Hidden Dangers
Hidden Dangers
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Indonesia
Head on collision kills 31 in Indonesia

DA! : Sunday 2 September, 2001

A collision between a passenger train and a locomotive has killed at least 31 people on the Indonesian Island of Java.
The accident which also injured about 40 people occurred at Cirebon at about 04:00.

Reports indicate that the passenger train and the locomotive were passing through the rail station at Cirebon. A local source has quoted an official as stating that correct procedures were not followed as the trains entered the station.

An investigation into the cause of the accident has begun

BBC: Indonesian train disaster kills 31 02/09/2001
NJ.com: Thirty-one killed, dozens injured in Indonesian train collision 02/09/2001


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