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2006-08-27 11:35:38

JAIPUR, India (Reuters) - Forty-seven people were killed and 30 injured on Sunday when a water storage tank they were sitting on collapsed in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, a government official said. The incident took place about 6 p.m. (1230 GMT) in Kama town of Bharatpur district, about 200 km (125 miles) east of the state capital, Jaipur. The group was using the concrete water tank, meant to store water for the area, as a stand to watch a wrestling match. Eight people...

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