25 killed in Myanmar gasoline fire in a deadly train accident

Last Updated: Friday, November 9, 2012 - 23:51

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.


First Published: Friday, November 9, 2012 - 20:59

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