By John Fowler
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In 1987 a sad fireplace swept via London’s King’s move underground station claiming 31 lives after a dropped fit set fireplace to escalator equipment. The charred is still of the sufferers have been painstakingly pointed out from an inventory of pronounced lacking individuals and their dental and clinical files, yet three hundred and sixty five days later, one physique remained unidentified.
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