Fire in train luggage van

February 27, 2020

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OKARA: A fire erupted in the luggage van of the Karachi-bound Allama Iqbal Express here on Wednesday near Kissan, some 8km in the east of the City Model railway station.

Reports said fire extinguishers rushed to the spot to control the fire. Passengers remained safe whereas their valuables were damaged.

The train was delayed by four hours as locomotive and power supply generator developed a fault. Another engine was attached and the train departed for its destination.

Published in Dawn, February 27th, 2020