Word dark appeared in 225 articles on NYTimes.com over the past year, including June 5 in “In India, trains start running again, devastating the crash siteby Hari Kumar, Isabella Kwai and Sameer Yasir:
The restoration of the important railway line, watched by senior train officials and a crowd of onlookers, was a step towards mitigating disruption from the catastrophic crash that killed at least 275 people and injured more than 1 200. Workers worked hard over the weekend to clear the wreckage and restore the mutilated tracks.
But with his return, officials have focused their efforts on a dark challenge: to identify a hundred victims whose bodies lie unclaimed in morgues and hospitals.
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