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Emergency workers look back at the horror 20 years after Air India crash

A military truck arrived at Cork University Hospital almost 20 years ago loaded with bodies from the Air India bombing. It’s an image Sheila Wall can’t erase from her mind. “I saw these beautiful, beautiful ladies, with long black hair, saris still clung to them, nothing on their feet,” said the now retired hospital emergency room manager. Wiping away tears, Wall said she could imagine them getting ready to fly back to India to see relatives. The plane had departed from Vancouver and set down in Toronto before taking off for its destination, Mumbai. Many of the victims were Canadian. “These are the people who were heading home, so they were all dressed up in their best,” Wall said. Their beautiful gold jewelry would later be used to identify victims of the bombing that killed 329 people. The bomb had been placed aboard the plane in Vancouver. Full Story

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