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At least 23 dead in India train fire

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    Deadly train fire in India

Deadly train fire in India 01:59

At least 23 people were killed and eight injured after a compartment of a passenger train caught fire early Saturday in southeast India, railway spokesman Anil Kumar Saxena said.

Some 60 passengers were on board when the fire broke out on a Bangalore-Nanded express train near the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh state, he said.

The fire began at about 3:15 a.m. local time in the B1 train compartment, railway official Sunanda Arun said.