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Commuter train runs over crowd in India

A boy who was was injured after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks, sits in a hospital bed in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. A train plowed through a crowd gathered to watch the burning of effigies and a fireworks display on October 19 as part of a Hindu festival, killing 59.

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A boy who was was injured after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks, sits in a hospital bed in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. A train plowed through a crowd gathered to watch the burning of...more

A boy who was was injured after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks, sits in a hospital bed in Amritsar, India, October 20, 2018. A train plowed through a crowd gathered to watch the burning of effigies and a fireworks display on October 19 as part of a Hindu festival, killing 59. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People gather at the site of the accident in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. Many of the victims were either on the railway tracks or near them and did not hear the commuter train coming in the noise of the crackers and giant effigies burning in the darkness, witnesses and officials said.

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People gather at the site of the accident in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. Many of the victims were either on the railway tracks or near them and did not hear the commuter train coming in the noise of the crackers and giant effigies burning in the...more

People gather at the site of the accident in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. Many of the victims were either on the railway tracks or near them and did not hear the commuter train coming in the noise of the crackers and giant effigies burning in the darkness, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police officials search for body parts next to a railway track in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. Relatives of the victims have turned on the railways for allowing the train to go through when there were scores of people near the tracks. The railways said they were not informed about the plans and that people should not have been standing near the tracks.

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Police officials search for body parts next to a railway track in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. Relatives of the victims have turned on the railways for allowing the train to go through when there were scores of people near the tracks. The railways...more

Police officials search for body parts next to a railway track in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. Relatives of the victims have turned on the railways for allowing the train to go through when there were scores of people near the tracks. The railways said they were not informed about the plans and that people should not have been standing near the tracks. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A woman cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A woman cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Family members cry as they sit next to the body of their relative, inside an ambulance outside a hospital in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Family members cry as they sit next to the body of their relative, inside an ambulance outside a hospital in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Family members cry as they sit next to the body of their relative, inside an ambulance outside a hospital in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A man cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man cries next to the burning pyre of a family member who died, at a cremation ground in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Relatives stand next to the bed of a victim who was injured, inside a hospital in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Relatives stand next to the bed of a victim who was injured, inside a hospital in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Relatives stand next to the bed of a victim who was injured, inside a hospital in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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A man who was injured lies in a hospital bed in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man who was injured lies in a hospital bed in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man who was injured lies in a hospital bed in Amritsar, October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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People surround the body of a victim lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

People surround the body of a victim lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

People surround the body of a victim lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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People surround the bodies of victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish SharmA

People surround the bodies of victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish SharmA

People surround the bodies of victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish SharmA
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Policemen carry the body of a victim after a train struck a crowd seated on tracks in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Policemen carry the body of a victim after a train struck a crowd seated on tracks in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Policemen carry the body of a victim after a train struck a crowd seated on tracks in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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Hospital staff move a stretcher with an injured man in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Hospital staff move a stretcher with an injured man in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Hospital staff move a stretcher with an injured man in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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People and policemen surround the bodies victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

People and policemen surround the bodies victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

People and policemen surround the bodies victims lying on a railway track after an accident in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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Hospital staff carry the dead body of a victim after a commuter train struck a crowd seated on tracks in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Hospital staff carry the dead body of a victim after a commuter train struck a crowd seated on tracks in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma

Hospital staff carry the dead body of a victim after a commuter train struck a crowd seated on tracks in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma
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Covered body is seen at the train accident site in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. 

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Covered body is seen at the train accident site in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. ANI News via REUTERS

Covered body is seen at the train accident site in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. ANI News via REUTERS
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People gather at the train accident site in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. 

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People gather at the train accident site in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. ANI News via REUTERS

People gather at the train accident site in Amritsar, October 19, 2018. ANI News via REUTERS
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