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At Least 70 Killed in Explosion

August 2, 1999

NEW DELHI, India (AP) _ A major explosion rocked a railroad station in eastern India early Monday, killing at least 70 passengers traveling in two trains, Press trust of India news agnecy said.

The blast ripped five coaches of a stationary train and six coaches of another train that was passing through Gaisan railroad station, PTI said.

PTI said 135 passengers were injured. Other details were not immediately known.

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