Myanmar train fire leaves 25 dead, dozens hurt


A train carrying petrol has derailed in northern Myanmar, triggering a massive blaze that killed 25 people and wounded dozens more. 

Two petrol tankers loaded onto the train overturned in the accident, and local villagers collecting the fuel were burned to death in the ensuing blaze.

Sixty-two people were hurt in the fire, which broke out in Kanbalu. 

The authorities are investigating the accident and the casualties have been rushed to hospitals in the area.