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Blame Government for Roumanian Railway Disaster

July 12, 1923
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

The nationalist policy pursued by the Roumanian Government is held by newspapers here to be responsible for the railway disaster between Bucharest and Jassy on July 3, resulting in 78 dead and 200 injured.

The newspapers maintain that competent railway workers had been dismissed because they were Jews or members of other non-Roumanian races and that the trains were put in charge of inexperienced Roumanian youths.

Of the 200 injured, 80 are said to be fatal, 110 dangerously crippled. There are still 27 corpses that are unrecognizable.

Contrary to previous reports, the dead include but one Jew, Eleezer Kishinewer of Braila.

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