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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.