Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentine Republic)
BOYS STAND NEXT TO A BLACKBOARD WITH THE NAMES OF THEIR CLASSMATES
KILLED IN SOUTHERN ARGENTINA.
Boys stand next to a blackboard placed inside their school in the
district of Merlo, a suburb of Buenos Aires, with the names of their
classmates who died, September 19, 2002. The boys were awaiting further
news about classmates that fell into an icy, fast-moving river in
Patagonia on Thursday, in the southern province of Chubut, 1,000 miles
(1,600 km) south of Buenos Aires, after a wooden footbridge collapsed.
At least eight Argentine students and their teacher tumbled to their
deaths, and authorities said one person remained missing after the
students, aged 12 and 13, crowded onto the fragile bridge to take a
group picture during a field trip. REUTERS/Marcos Haupa