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Sunday, 12 November, 2000, 16:15 GMT
In pictures: Austrian train tragedy
A weekend ski trip ended in tragedy for 155 people, killed as their cable train caught fire in an Austrian mountain tunnel. Many were teenagers. Only a handful of people survived, despite a huge rescue effort.


The train was 600m inside the tunnel when tragedy struck

Survivor
The few survivors were given medical care

women survivor
Some were led to safety, shocked and injured

rescue vehicles
Dozens of rescue vehicles rushed to the scene

Coffins
The only bodies recovered were of those who died at the top of the tunnel

Relatives
Devastated relatives have gone to a counselling centre in Kaprun

Friends mourning
Others have wept openly at the loss of friends and family

Man studies list of possible victims
The wait for news of the dead has proved agonising

Women hugging
People comforted each other after learning news of the tragedy

Candles in Kaprun
Candles have been lit in memory of the dead



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