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Last Updated: Sunday, 15 February, 2004, 12:53 GMT
In pictures: Moscow pool tragedy
Debris of the Transvaal water park in Moscow
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At least 25 people were killed and more than 100 others injured when a giant glass roof of a popular water park collapsed in Moscow.
Visitors are being led to safety
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Horrified visitors - many clad only in their swimming costumes - ran for their lives out the park into the icy cold.
Rescuers carry an injured man
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Rescuers rushed bloodied victims on stretchers to dozens of waiting ambulances.
A child is being carried out of the water park
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Dozens of visitors - many of them children - were led to safety amid fears that many others remained trapped inside in the debris.
Debris of the water park
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Rescuers had to dig up quickly as those still inside the complex did not have much chance of survival in freezing temperatures of up to -15C (-9F) .
Debris of the water park
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It is thought that poor construction may be responsible for the incident, as officials dismissed media reports about an explosion.
The Transvaal water park
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The Transvaal water park is Moscow's biggest leisure attraction, and more than 450 people may have been in the section where the roof collapsed, officials said.
Rescuers work amidst the debris of the collapsed roof of the water park
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The scale of the collapse was revealed by the arrival of dawn.
A woman wipes her eyes outside the collapsed Transvaal water park
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On Sunday morning locals gathered at the site of the collapsed water park.
Woman at Moscow hospital
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In Moscow, worried relatives scour the hospital lists of those injured in the incident.
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There are still thought to be a number of bodies beneath the rubble.



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