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Train collides with fuel tanker in Sabah, Malaysia

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A picture made avalailable on November 1 shows a train on fire after it rammed into a tanker near Kota Kinabalu International Aiport, Sabah, Malaysia, on October 31.

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Volunteers and rescue workers push an injured woman on a stretcher after a passenger train and an oil truck collided in Sabah state on October 31.

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Firefighters survey the scene after a passenger train and an oil truck collided near Kota Kinabalu airport on October 31.

European PressPhoto Agency reports:

Malaysian fire and rescue officers are searching for 34 unaccounted-for people a day after a train collided with a fuel tanker. Late Monday, a passenger train carrying 200 people hit a tanker carrying 27,000 litres of petrol in the eastern state of Sabah on Borneo island. The collision caused a massive explosion and fire injuring 12 people, at least two of them seriously.