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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)
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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)

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