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Dozens Killed and Injured in Crash and Fire at Cairo Train Station
At least 25 people were killed and 50 injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffer stop at Cairo's main train station on Wednesday, Feb. 27, causing an explosion and a fire, state television and witnesses said.
Footage circulating on social media from a security camera inside Ramses station showed the train failing to stop as it arrived at platform six, smashing through the buffers and a metal end railing as passengers carrying luggage walked by.