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One hurt as fire erupts in Khushal Khattak express

By our correspondents
April 02, 2017

SEHWAN SHARIF: One person sustained minor injuries as fire erupted in three bogies of Khushhal Khan Khatak Express near Sehwan Sharif. The railway track was opened for trains after brief suspension and the affected train left for Larkana with passengers. The reason of fire is yet to be known.

The train was carrying workers of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), who were going to Larkana to attend the death anniversary of late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.

Earlier on Tuesday, several carriages of Karachi bound Shalimar Express train caught fire as it collided with an oil tanker on an unmanned railway crossing near the eastern city of Sheikhupura, killing two persons and injuring 10 others.