ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A fire swept through a Pakistani train on Thursday killing at least 46 people, police said, after a gas canister passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded.
The fire destroyed three of the train’s carriages near the town of Rahim Yar Khan in the south of Punjab province.
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District police chief Amir Taimur Khan told Geo television that the death toll had gone up to 46.
“Two cooking stoves blew up. They were cooking, they had (cooking) oil which added fuel to fire,” Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed told Geo earlier.
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