Gone but Never Forgotten
- Jun 2, 2002
Up to 3,000 casualties seen in N. Korea train crash
Massive explosion reported in station near border with China; 'The area ... has turned into ruins'; Authorities said to declare state of emergency
The Associated Press
Originally published April 22, 2004, 4:07 PM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea -- Two fuel trains collided at a North Korean railroad station near the Chinese border today, igniting a deafening explosion that rained debris for more than 10 miles around, South Korean media reported. One television channel said as many as 3,000 people might have been killed or injured.
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