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Train crash 'kills 33' in Democratic Republic of Congo
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Posted on: November 13th 2017
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A train crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, UN radio station Okapi reports.
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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.

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