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25 killed in Myanmar gasoline fire

Posted on Nov 09, 10:40PM | IANS

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.