Sh Rashid announces compensation money for Tezgam Express blaze victims


(Rahim Yar Khan): In a statement, the Union stated that the government has declared to provide Rs1.5 million into the dead of this mishap whilst Rs0.5 million are also handed on to the wounded as reimbursement cash. He explained that the flame has been dipped in train’s market course by a cylinder burst that happened in the afternoon once passengers belonging to some Tableeghi Jamaat were planning their breakfast.

A lot of people saved their lives he added. He explained that the train’s remainder has detached bogies. The Union continued that there’s a need to rigorously follow railroad principles as smoking is strictly illegal in the trains. The wounded are being given finest medical therapy at burn components in Kharian and Multan whereas crisis has also been announced in hospitals of the district,” he advised.

Today, many passengers were murdered while dozens sustained burn injuries as three carriages of a Tezgam Express caught fire because of burst at a gas stove with tube near Talwari Station at Liaquatpur region. Firefighters established a rescue operation whereas the carriages were separated by the train, to douse the flame.

A military helicopter was discharged from Multan so as to airlift the injured to hospitals. Pakistan’s colonial-era railroad community has fallen as a result of upkeep and chronic under-investment.


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