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Fire Engulfed a Pakistani Train, Death Toll Reached 65

  • In the wee hours of Thursday, a fire engulfed a travelling train near the town of Rahim Yar Khan in the South of Punjab province of Pakistan. As reported, the death toll has reached 65 and nearly 45 others are injured and the fire has blowed up three of the train's carriages completely. Muhammad Asfandyar, a local hospital official told a news agency that "the death toll could rise further". The injured passengers has been transported to Multan by helicopter since there is no nearby hospital to the place where the incident took place.

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