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TAB RUSSIAN RAILWAY ACCI DENT,

TWENTY-ONE ATTENDANTS KILLED. SUICIDE OP THE RAILWAY MANAGER. (PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) St. Petersburg, November 2. In the railway accident m Southern Russia, it is now learnt that the Czar and Czarina were thrown on to the line, owing to the floor of the carriage jn whiph t^ey were travelling collapsing. The Grand- Duchess Olga was thrown on one side of th« track, and the Grand Duke Michael wag hurried under the debris of the wrecked carriage, but escaped without serious injury. One of the servants,, who was handing the Czar a cup of coffee at the time the train was derailed, was struck by the sides of the carriage falling m and killed instantaneously. From enquiries made it appears that the suspicion that the accident was due to Nihilists is incorrect, and thao the immediate cause of the train leaving the lino was a defect m construction, Moscow, November, 2 The Czar and Caarina arrived m the city today, and received quite an ovation. (Peoelved Novembfr 6, 12.16 p.m ) St-. Peter jjuhg, November 4. In the railway accident near Azoff, the Czar's foot and the Czarina's haud were slightly injured. Twenty-one attendants were killed, and thirty-seven injured. The manager of the Azoff section of the railway on which the accident occurred^ has since cpmmiUpd

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TAB RUSSIAN RAILWAY ACCI DENT,, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1888, 5 November 1888

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TAB RUSSIAN RAILWAY ACCI DENT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1888, 5 November 1888

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