Eight Persons Suffocated in a Railway Waggon

  • E. O. Tandy
  • Published 2016 in The Indian medical gazette


closed, appeared almost air-tight; the floor at one end, for a distance of about 4 feet, was covered with 3 inches of earth, evidently to allow the men to cook without endangering the wooden floor: on this were four choolas built against the side of the waggon, and several cooking pots carefully arranged; on the boards were lying the bodies of seven men in… (More)