Fatal wartime Tube crush marked (UK)

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Victims of the Bethnal Green Tube disaster in London have been remembered at a special service marking its 65th anniversary. Survivor Alf Morris spoke to the BBC about his memories of the deadly crush.
It was one of Britain's worst civilian disasters during World War II.

On the evening of 3 March, 1943, a crowd of people were descending the steps into Bethnal Green underground station to take shelter from an impending air-raid.

Suddenly, they surged forward and in the crush 173 people were killed and more than 90 injured.

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