Twenty killed, 40 wounded in train station fire in Egypt’s Cairo: Report

A witness said there had been an explosion when a train rammed into a barrier at Ramses station in central Cairo.
A member of security forces gestures as rescue workers and people gather at the scene after a fire caused deaths and injuries at the main train station in Cairo, Egypt, on February 27.(REUTERS)
A member of security forces gestures as rescue workers and people gather at the scene after a fire caused deaths and injuries at the main train station in Cairo, Egypt, on February 27.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 03:57 PM IST
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Cairo | ByReuters

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.

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