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33 killed in train crash in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Nov 13, 2017-A train crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, UN radio station Okapi reports.

It happened in Buyofwe in the province Lualaba, in the south of the country.

Radio Okapi said that the train caught fire after crashing into a ravine. According to reports, it was carrying flammable material.

The train was running between Lubumbashi, the second-largest city, and the town of Luena, 2,000km (1,200 miles) from the capital, Kinshasa when the incident occurred, BBC reported.

Published: 13-11-2017 13:58

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