Train Fire in Pakistan, 65 Dead : Police
According to police, 65 people died in a horrific train fire. Train’s route was from Karachi to Lahore.
According to the reports, the fire started due to the explosion of a gas cylinder people were making breakfast from. The oil helped the fire spread in two more carriages.
#UPDATE Death toll rises to 65, in incident where fire broke out in Karachi-Rawalpindi Tezgam express train in Liaqatpur near Rahim Yar Khan, earlier today: Geo News #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/CeMEexjUj6
— ANI (@ANI) October 31, 2019
Most deaths are a result of people jumping from the burning train, as local media reported. Fifteen people are injured, and the death toll may still rise. The horrific incident took place near the town of Rhim Yar Khan in the south of Punjab state.