Fire breaks out on high speed train in eastern China

Fire crews tackle fire on a high speed train in China's Anhui province
Fire crews tackle fire on a high speed train in China's Anhui province Copyright Reuters
By Euronews
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Passengers managed to escape a large fire that broke out on their train at a station in China's Anhui Province.

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By the time the emergency services arrived all the passengers had already evacuated the train.

No one was reported ijnured officials said, but hundreds of travellers at the station in Chuzhou city were delayed.

The Shanghai Bureau of the China Railway Corporation said that an electrical equipment breakdown was the likely cause of the fire and an investigation is underway.

The train was headed for the city of Hangzhou.

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