A minimum of 73 individuals are actually believed to have died after a prepare caught fireplace in Pakistan.

The prepare was travelling from town of Karachi to Rawalpindi when at the least three of the carriages burst into flames.

Pakistan minister for railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, stated the hearth was brought on by the explosion of a gasoline cylinder being utilized by passengers cooking breakfast.

As many as 40 individuals are additionally believed to have been injured.

In line with {officials} cited in native media, lots of the victims died as they tried to leap off the burning prepare.

{Officials} say the variety of useless should rise.

The accident occurred close to the city of Rahim Yar Khan within the south of Punjab province.

The prepare working from Karachi, throughout most of Pakistan to Rawalpindi, is the Tezgam – one in every of oldest and most {popular} prepare companies in Pakistan.

It runs each day and takes 25-and-a-half hours.

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