Final Waco death toll

Friday 30 April 1993 23:02 BST
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Texas authorities said on Thursday they believe all the bodies have now been found among the ruins of the Branch Davidian cult compound, bringing the final toll to 72, Reuter reports from Waco. As many as 85 followers of cult leader David Koresh had been thought to have died with him in a fire that engulfed most of the site's buildings last week, ending a 51-day armed stand-off.

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