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2005-10-29 01:47:55

By S. Radha Kumar HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Up to 150 people were feared killed when seven coaches of a passenger train derailed in southern India on Saturday after a bridge collapsed in heavy rain, a railway official said. The accident in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh occurred as a storm lashed the region, causing floods in low-lying areas. "A railway bridge across a stream collapsed due to heavy rains leading to the derailment. About 150 people are feared dead. So far...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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