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Blast Kills 67 on India-Pakistan Train

19 February 2007

67 people aboard a train from India to Pakistan were killed in an explosion, according to Yahoo, near the Deewana station (about 100 kilometers north of New Delhi). The train is known as the “Samjhauta (Friendship) Express,” and authorities say the blast was intended to slow the peace process.

It is reported that some of the train coaches were locked, preventing many people from escaping the burning train.

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