'Mangled bodies everywhere': Taiwan train survivors recount harrowing crash

A wounded passenger arrives at a morgue (left) for body identification after the deadly train derailment.
A wounded passenger arrives at a morgue (left) for body identification after the deadly train derailment.PHOTOS: EPA-EFE, REUTERS

The train was plunged into darkness, but Ms Wu could still make out other passengers falling on top of one another. There were bodies everywhere, some of them children. "It felt like hell," she recalled.

At least 50 people have died, with the youngest only six years old, after the Taroko Express derailed in a tunnel on Friday (April 2) in Taiwan's worst rail disaster in almost four decades.

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