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2006-07-03 07:57:21

MADRID (Reuters) - Up to 30 people were killed on Monday when an underground train in the Spanish city of Valencia ran off the tracks and overturned, Spanish television said on Monday, citing Valencia government officials. Emergency service officials confirmed the accident but said they did not know what caused it.

2006-07-03 08:30:13

MADRID (Reuters) - Up to 30 people were killed on Monday when an underground train careered off the tracks and overturned in the Spanish city of Valencia, Spanish government officials said on Monday. The accident came as Valencia prepared to play host to Pope Benedict for a two-day visit starting on Saturday and pilgrims were already arriving in the seaside city. About 150 people were evacuated from the station platform and there were unconfirmed Spanish media reports of people...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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