Lualaba Province close to the border with Zambia and Angola. Thirty-three people riding on a fuel train were killed and 26 were injured when the train plunged down a ravine and caught fire. MAP | GOOGLE
The UN's radio Okapi said there had been 33 fatalities in the accident on Sunday.
Access to the site is difficult because of the poor state of the roads during the rainy season.
The train, transporting 13 oil tankers, derailed while climbing a slope at Buyofwe, a station 30 kilometres from Lubudi.