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Where Samjhauta victims will rest

February 24, 2007

Indian labourers of the Waqf Board prepare the ground for a mass burial of unidentified bodies of the Samjhauta Express Train blast in the village of Meharana, some 100 km north of New Delhi on February 24.

Terror Strikes Peace Train

Five days after midnight explosions ripped through a train travelling between India and Paskistan killing 68 people, 24 unidentified bodies are scheduled to be buried in the northern Indian state of Haryana at a mass ceremony.

The Waqf Board is an Islamic trust which encompasses many facets of Islamic life including education, maintenance of buildings and burials.

Photograph: Manan Vatsyayana/ AFP/ Getty Images







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