Egypt train station fire: At least 20 dead and dozens injured following blaze


At least 20 people have been killed and 40 people have been injured in a fire at a railway station in Cairo, according to state media.

The head of Cairo Railroad hospital, Mohammed Said, who previously confirmed 10 deaths said the number of dead at the main station in the Egyptian capital was expected to rise.

The fire is said to have been triggered by an exploding fuel tank on a speeding train travelling into Ramses station.

Rising plumes of black smoke could been seen above the city as the blaze broke out.

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Source: Sky News