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5 burnt alive as van catches fire in Narowal

By APP
June 17, 2019

ISLAMABAD: As many as five persons including a woman and child were burnt to death while several other sustained injuries when a gas cylinder installed in a passenger van exploded on Zafarwal road in Narowal district early Sunday morning.

According to Rescue officials, the ill-fated van caught fire as a CNG cylinder installed in it exploded after a collision with the van.

As a result, five persons were burnt to death and several other sustained burn wounds. Rescue teams reached the site and shifted the deceased and injured to District Headquarters (DHQ), Narowal.