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Last Updated: Friday, 23 July, 2004, 01:29 GMT 02:29 UK
In pictures: Turkey train crash
Scene of the crash in Sakarya, north-western Turkey
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The high-speed train was making its way from Turkey's biggest city Istanbul to the capital Ankara when it derailed.
Scene of the crash in Sakarya, north-western Turkey
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People living close to the crash site in the north-western province of Sakarya rushed to offer their help.
Scene of the crash in Sakarya, north-western Turkey
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The scene was described as "very chaotic" as a number of overturned carriages were checked for survivors.
Scene of the crash in Sakarya, north-western Turkey
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Turkish officials said 36 people died - a sharp drop from initial estimates of 139, blamed on confusion in the crash aftermath.
Derailed Turkish train
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Workers toiled into the night to clear debris from the track.
Cameraman filming wrecked train
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The train had only recently been brought into service on the route.



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