2012 Myanmar train crash

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2012 Burma train crash
Date9 November 2012 (2012-11-09)
Time4:36 PM
Locationnear Kantbalu
CountryBurma
Type of incidentCrash
CauseUndetermined
Statistics
Trains1
Passengersunknown
Deaths27
Injuries80

The 2012 Burma train crash occurred on 9 November 2012 near Kantbalu in central Burma. A train travelling from Mandalay to Myitkyina and which included seven wagons containing petrol and two containing diesel fuel derailed and burnt. At least 27 people were killed and more than 80 were injured; according to the Information Ministry, many had been trying to collect spilt fuel.[1]

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  1. ^ "Burma train crash and fire kills 25". BBC News. November 9, 2012. Archived from the original on November 9, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012.