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20 dead in Cairo’s train station fire: Report

REUTERS
Published : Feb 27, 2019, 4:24 pm IST
Updated : Feb 27, 2019, 4:24 pm IST

40 more are injured as a witness said there had been an explosion when a train rammed into a barrier.

People gather outside Ramsis train station in Cairo. (Photo:AP)
 People gather outside Ramsis train station in Cairo. (Photo:AP)

Cairo: Twenty people were killed and 40 wounded when a fire broke out at the main train station in Egypt’s capital Cairo on Wednesday, state TV said.

A witness said there had been an explosion when a train rammed into a barrier at Ramses station in central Cairo, and that he had seen charred bodies on the ground.

Tags: train fire, cairo, ramsis station
Location: Egypt, Kairo, Cairo