Record of No Fatalities Senselessly Came to an End for the Bullet Train in Japan

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    Not having recorded the death of a single person since its operation launched greater than 50 years ago, the record of no fatalities senselessly came to an end for the bullet train in Japan earlier this week when a man — who was 71 years of age — committed suicide by setting himself on fire aboard a bullet train, according to this article written by Jonathan Soble of The New York Times. A fellow female passenger — 52 years of age — was also killed; while greater than 20 other people were injured. Two of those 20 people suffered from serious injuries. The man reportedly... The post Record of No Fatalities Senselessly Came to an End for the Bullet Train in Japan appeared first on The Gate.

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