Pak train blast kills 62 passengers

Pak train blast kills 62 passengers

Pak train blast kills 62 passengers
October 31
16:58 2019

The cylinder blast in a running train killing passengers has exposed tne dreary happenings in Pakistan where public services and connectivity was in poor shape .A cooking gas cylinder burst in a running  train in Pakistan on Thursday morning killed  62 people and several hundreds of others injured . The cylinder exploded in Southern Punjab Province in Pakistan on Thursday morning, when few passengers started cooking breakfast with a gas stove connected to a cylinder.

The incident took place near Rahim Yar town in Punjab. The cooking oil which they used added the fuel to the flames which led to blowing of 16 dead after fire breaks out in #Karachi#Rawalpindi #Tezgam express train near Rahim Yar khan #Pakistan

But  most of other deaths iccured as the passengers tried to jump from the running train.Passengers cooking in trains during the long journeys is a common phenomenon in Pakistan trains. However foreign news agencies have attributed the accident to poor maintenance of trains and coaches, which were built during British-era.  As many 130 people were killed in Sindh Province when two trains collided with each other way back in 2005.

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