13 died, more than 20 injured in train fire.


BAHAWALPUR -- Around 13 people have died and more than 20 got injured when fire erupted in a train bound from Karachi to Lahore, near Chani Goth, some 80 kilometres from here today morning.

According to the Rescue 1122 officials, bogies number 3, 4 and 5 of Tezgam train going from Karachi to Lahore caught fire when it reached near Chani Goth.

As a result, more than 30 passengers got injured. The injured were rushed to nearby THQ hospitals, Sheikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawal Victoria Hospital Bahawalpur.

13 of the injured succumbed to their injuries whereas...

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