A train carriage dangling above the river
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Train carriages washed from bridge in China flood

Two train carriages fell into a swollen river in China's Sichuan province as a rail bridge collapsed.

All passengers were evacuated from the carriages which dangled for several minutes before falling into the flood water.

China has been devastated by flooding caused by unusually heavy summer rains in recent weeks.

Michael Bristow from Beijing reports.

  • 20 Aug 2010
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