RAWALPINDI: Notables of Raiwind Tablighi Ijtema called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.
According to ISPR, the army chief offered Fateha for the victims of the Tezgam train incident and prayed for early recovery of the injured.
“Notables of Raiwind Tablighi Ijtimaa met COAS. Army Chief offered Fateha for departed souls in the tragic Tezgam train incident. Also prayed for early recovery of the injured,” tweeted DG ISPR.
At least 75 passengers lost their lives and over 40 sustained critical burn wounds when three carriages of Tezgam Express caught fire due to an explosion in gas canisters near Talwari Station in Liaquatpur area of Rahim Yar Khan. The train was bound from Karachi to Rawalpindi.
The Ministry of Railways suspended six officers for alleged negligence in the aftermath of the Tezgam Express tragedy.