A fiery train crash killed at least 20 people at Cairo’s main railway station on Wednesday, Egyptian security and medical sources said.
The accident, which sparked a major blaze at the Ramses station, also injured 40 others, the sources said.
Egyptian state TV confirmed the figures.
The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, the sources said.
Photos showed a thick cloud of black smoke billowing around the station. Firefighters were seen hosing down the charred wreckage of the train.
Footage also showed fire engulfing the train and a nearby platform and people rushing to help the casualties. READ MORE