that can't be right, can it?

  1. I just got breaking news bulletin in my email box from CNN. It said 3000 killed in train crash in Korea. 3000!!!
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  2. 9 Comments

  3. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Not making a joke out of this, really. But how in the WORLD do you get 3,000 people on a train???
  4. by   eltrip
    As I recall from the article, it was 2 trains hauling fuel that crashed at a crowded train station. Terribly sad in any event.
  5. by   z's playa
    Yeah , they're including all the people on the ground as well, killed and injured. Sad.
  6. by   fergus51
  7. by   oramar
    My first thought was that you get death rates like that from earthquakes and floods but not train wrecks. I thought it might be a typo.
  8. by   z's playa
    Quote from oramar
    My first thought was that you get death rates like that from earthquakes and floods but not train wrecks. I thought it might be a typo.
    For real me too.....but then we're talking a HIGHLY populated area of a country with a high pop. Now to see if the death/injury rate will drop.
  9. by   fergus51
    It's the fact that the trains were carrying some sort of explosive material that caused the high rates of injuries and death.
  10. by   elkpark
    It was a wreck of two trains, one carrying LP gas and one carrying gasoline -- you can imagine the explosion this would cause ... The entire area is described as looking as if it had been heavily bombed. The report I heard said 3,000 killed or injured. Very sad.
  11. by   VickyRN
    How terrible! They will be in my prayers

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