Friday, August 1, 2008

India cops: At least 20 killed in train blaze

HYDERABAD, India - At least 20 people have died after a train caught fire in southern India, police said Friday.

A local police official said the blaze appears to have been caused by a short circuit in the train's wiring.

The passengers pulled the chain to stop the train as soon as the fire broke out and some jumped out of the car.