BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Twenty killed, 40 wounded in Cairo train station fire - state TV

Twenty killed, 40 wounded in Cairo train station fire - state TV
Rescue workers and people are seen after a fire caused deaths and injuries at the main train station in Cairo, Egypt, February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh -
@ Copyright :
AMR ABDALLAH DALSH(Reuters)
Text size Aa Aa

CAIRO (Reuters) - 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.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Yousef Saba; Editing by Catherine Evans)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.