Funerals begin as town mourns victims of Pakistan train fire

Source:AFP Published: 2019/11/1 22:33:40

Relatives of the victims of a train fire near Rahim Yar Khan, react during the funerals in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan on Friday. Photo: IC

Distraught relatives gathered Friday for the first funerals of some of the 74 people killed when fire ripped through a crowded train in Pakistan, with many of the victims residents of a single town.

After morning prayers, with women watching from nearby rooftops, more than a hundred men attended the first funeral.

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