Pakistan: 16 killed as fire engulfs express train


As many as 16 people were killed and more than 30 others sustained serious injuries in a fire that broke out on the Karachi-Rawalpindi Tezgam express train in the Liaqatpur area near Rahim Yar Khan city in Pakistan.

According to reports, the fire broke out due to the explosion of a gas cylinder, which was carried by a passenger. The passengers were cooking breakfast when the blast occurred.

It may be mentioned here that Tezgam is a daily express train service between Karachi and Rawalpindi in Pakistan.

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