Minister claims passenger responsible for Tezgam incident as PM orders inquiry

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an inquiry into the train incident that killed 73 people in Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday.

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“My condolences go to the victims’ families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured,” the premier said in a message on Twitter.

I have ordered an immediate inquiry to be completed on an urgent basis, PM Imran added.

At least 73 people were killed and dozens wounded after Rawalpindi-bound Tezgam express erupted in flames.

However, the railway minister, Sheikh Rasheed has put the blame of incident on the passenger carrying gas cylinder before the PM order the inquiry.

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