25 killed in Myanmar gasoline fire in a deadly train accident

At least 25 villagers were killed and 62 others were injured after gasoline tankers loaded on two train coaches overturned leading to a fire in Myanmar Friday, state TV reported.

Last Updated: Nov 09, 2012, 23:51 PM IST

Yangon: At least 25 villagers were killed and 62 others were injured after gasoline tankers loaded on two train coaches overturned leading to a fire in Myanmar Friday, state TV reported.
The incident occurred near Chekkyi station on a goods train plying between Myikyina and Mandalay, reported Xinhua.
After the oil tankers fell, villagers rushed to collect leaking gasoline and were caught in the fire.

IANS