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Engine of Passenger Train Catches Fire in Faisalabad

Faisalabad (July 5, 2017):  Engine of a passenger train caught fire near Gojra Underpass in Faisalabad on Wednesday.

As per details, fire erupted in the engine of a Lahore-bound passenger train near Gojra underpass in Faisalabad.

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The passengers of the trains and local extinguished the fire on self-help basis. No casualty was reported in the inferno.

The cause of the fire could not be ascertained immediately. The train was going to Lahore from Karachi.

It is to be mentioned here that three members of a family from Faisalabad were killed yesterday, when a train hit their motorcycle at an unmanned level crossing at the same spot.Three siblings, Liaqat Ali (35), Asia Bibi (30) and Ihsanul Haq (18), residents of Ghulam Muhammadabad locality of Faisalabad, were going on a motorcycle to Chak 275-RB Bhalair to attend an Urs.

They attempted to cross the level crossing before the Lahore-bound Karakoram Express but failed. The train hit the motorcycle and the three died on the spot.

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