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Wednesday, 5 January, 2000, 15:55 GMT
In pictures: Norwegian crash tragedy


crash train

Seven bodies have been retrieved from the crash site, but another 26 people are feared to have perished in the disaster.


burning carriage

The trains burned for many hours after the collision at Aasta railway station 160km (100 miles) north of Oslo.


carriages engulfed in flame

There is speculation that railway controllers did not have the right telephone numbers to alert engineers that two trains were on the same track.


hearse

A hearse leaves the scene carrying the body of a crash victim.


stretcher

The rescue effort was halted on Tuesday night because fading light made conditions too dangerous.


Rescue workers view a burning carriage at Aamot crash

Heavy snows helped put out the fire, but are now hampering the investigation into what went wrong.

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