As a result of the explosion of a gas cylinder, which was carrying one of the passengers, there was a strong fire, which destroyed three cars with people.
A passenger train has caught fire in Pakistan’s Punjab province, killing at least 65 people and injuring dozens more. This was announced on Thursday, October 31, GEO TV reports.
It is noted that the train was on the Karachi-Rawalpindi route. According to preliminary data, during the movement, there was an explosion of a gas cylinder, which was carrying one of the passengers.
The fire destroyed three train carriages, including two economy-class cars and one business class car.
According to the head of the district rescue service, Bakir Hussein, the bodies will be identified by DNA.
Recall, in September in the U.S. train derailed and caught fire. At least 14 carriages derailed. At the same time, one of them was carrying flammable liquid.
And in the summer, a train caught fire near Dnipro. The cause was the ignition of the wiring.