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Death toll from east China high-speed train crash rises to 38, says local government

07-25-2011 16:03 BJT Special Report:Two High-Speed Trains Crash in East China |

WENZHOU, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a high-speed train crash in east China's Zhejiang Province has risen to 38, according to the local government Monday.

Three more bodies were recovered at the site Sunday, bringing the number of the dead to 38 as of 1 p.m. Monday, said sources with the city government of Wenzhou, where the crash occurred late Saturday.

The accident occurred when high-speed train D301 rear-ended bullet train D3115 at 8:38 p.m. Saturday.

The latest number is not the final death toll from the accident, said the sources.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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