Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR – As many as 140 people were burnt to death while another 100 were left injured in a tragic incident as an oil tanker caught fire after overturning on National Highway in Ahmedpur Sharqia near Bahawalpur this morning.


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The incident sent shock waves across the country gearing up to celebrate Eidul Fitr on Monday. Heart-rending pictures and videos suggest the severity of the incident that raised questions about road safety precautions and dismal health facilities in the far-flung part of Punjab province.