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Taiwan train crash: Dozens feared dead as rescuers struggle to reach crushed carriages

Telegraph, 02 Apr 2021
A train derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan on Friday after apparently hitting a truck, and dozens of people are feared dead and more than 61 injured, as rescuers struggled to reach crushed carriages, the fire department said.

In their latest rescue operation update, police said 36 passengers were classified as "out of hospital cardiac arrest" - a term for someone showing no signs of life.

The statement said 72 people were still trapped inside train carriages while 61 passengers had been sent to hospital.

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