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23 Killed in Indian Train Fire

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Railways officials in southern India say a fire on a train has killed at least 23 people.

Authorities say several people were also injured when the fire broke out on the train early Saturday in Andhra Pradesh state.

The train was traveling from Bangalore to Nanded in the western state of Maharashtra.

Officials say the cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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