11 killed as fire engulfed three bogies of Tezgam Express in Rahim Yar Khan

Zahid/NNR/Khokhar – October 31, 2019

 

Eleven people were killed and thirty others injured when fire engulfed three bogies of Tezgam Express due to cylinder explosion at Liaquatpur in Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday morning.

According to reports, the injured are being shifted to nearby hospitals while rescue teams are busy in extinguishing the fire.

The train was on its way from Karachi to Rawalpindi.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in Tezgam Express fire incident.

The Prime Minister condoled with the bereaved families. He directed the authorities concerned to provide prompt and best possible medical treatment to those injured in the incident.

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