A fire engulfs three train carriages near Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab province, Pakistan, after a gas cylinder being used to cook breakfast exploded. Photo: Reuters

At least 74 killed in Pakistan train fire after gas cylinder used for cooking explodes

  • Passengers had reportedly been using cooking stoves to make breakfast when a gas cylinder exploded, causing a fire which engulfed three carriages
  • Many of the deaths occurred from people jumping off the burning train, police said
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A fire engulfs three train carriages near Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab province, Pakistan, after a gas cylinder being used to cook breakfast exploded. Photo: Reuters
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