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TRAIN-WRECKER CAPTURED.

NEW YORK, February 17.. | American troops captured Castillo, the bandit responsible for the Cumbre tunnel disaster. 'He is likely to be handed over to the rebels for execution. Previous reports of capture were uutrue. " ■ | 1 According to Castillo's men's state- j ments, they fired an empty freignt train and despatched it into the tunnel. The cars were still burning when a passenger train dashed in. Everyone aboard was killed. Castillo captured many wealthy Mexicans and held them to ransom. One watcher in the neighbourhood informed the Americans of Castillo's whereabouts. He made a detour, i bringing him into American territory, thus leading to his capture.

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TRAIN-WRECKER CAPTURED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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TRAIN-WRECKER CAPTURED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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