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2005-07-14 05:24:17

KARACHI (Reuters) - A day after a three-train pile-up in Pakistan, officials put the death toll at 133 as rescue workers pulled the last of the bodies from the wreckage. The deadly crash took place in the early hours of Wednesday when a crowded passenger train rammed into another at a station in Ghotki, a remote town in southern Sindh province, and a third train then plowed into the wreckage. Some 2,000 people, many of them asleep, were on the trains. "We have now removed all the bodies...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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