2012 Myanmar train crash

November 9, 2022

The 2012 Myanmar 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.

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