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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

28 die in burning train

Tamil Nadu ExpressTwenty-eight people were charred and 25 injured when a mystery fire engulfed their S11 compartment of the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express near Nellore early on Monday.

Many of the victims were Chennai-based software engineers who had boarded the train at its two halts in AP — Vijayawada and Warangal. 

Sources said most of the victims were sleeping and lost consciousness as thick smoke filled the compart ment, which was shuttered due to rains outside.

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