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In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station

The train engine appeared to have slammed into the buffers at the end of the track at high speed, sparking a major blaze that blackened the walls of the Ramses station.

In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Members of the security forces and onlookers gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019. The crash killed at least 20 people, Egyptian security and medical sources said. The accident, which sparked a major blaze at the Ramses station, also injured 40 others, the sources said.
In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Fire fighters and onlookers gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019.
In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Fire fighters gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019.
In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Egyptians and rescue workers transport a corps away from the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019.
In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Rescuers and onlookers gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019.
In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Onlookers gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairo's main railway station on February 27, 2019.
In pictures: Train crash sparked a major fire at Cairo's Ramses station
Fire fighters and onlookers gather at the scene of a fiery train crash at the Egyptian capital Cairos main railway station on February 27 2019.