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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...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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