Train fire kills 65

Train fire kills 65

At least 65 passengers died when a fire ripped through three carriages of a train travelling between the cities of Karachi and Rawalpindi in Pakistan.

Sheik Rashid Ahmed, Pakistan’s minister for railways, said that the fire was started by the explosion of a portable gas cyclinder being used by passengers to cook their breakfast and that many of the victims died as they tried off jump off the burning train.



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