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Death Toll in Train Crash Rises to 103

Thursday, April 28, 2005 Posted: 11:22 AM JST

The death toll in the train crash in Amagasaki has reached 103. The bodies of more than 10 passengers are still believed trapped in the train. The number of missing people is unknown. Some news media report as many as 40.

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7 comments so far post your own

1 | At 09:22pm on Apr 28 2005, Adrian wrote:
In regards to the mention of missing people reported that may be involved in the train crash, has the authorities released a list of the people that are identified dead and or missing that the public can access (in english) ???
If so are you able to advise me where?


2 | At 08:23am on Apr 29 2005, tagawatch wrote:
I believe you should ask Japanese Red Cross. Their international branch has employee who speak English. I am sure they are responsible for letting foreign people know the information, though their English site has no comment on it yet.
I actually worked for them to respond request from abroad at the time of Kansai Great Earthquake in1995. So I am sure they should this time, too.
I tried to find the list in English but could not find any at moment. I found phone number you can call, but I do believe these are Japanese only.
Try Japanese Red Cross.
3 | At 08:31am on Apr 29 2005, tagawatch wrote:
I found couple of lists of casualties in Japanese, but not any in English yet.
4 | At 12:27pm on Apr 29 2005, Adrian wrote:

I will try the red cross, thanks for your help.

5 | At 02:28pm on Apr 29 2005, Kjeld Duits wrote:
6 | At 11:01pm on Apr 29 2005, Sarah wrote:
I need the English list too...If anyone finds one (other than the Red Cross) post it.
7 | At 11:10pm on Apr 29 2005, Kjeld Duits wrote:
Sarah and Adrian,

I just sent an e-mail to Tagawatch about this. I hope he will be abe to translate the list.
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