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Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker fire rises to 206 - The Hindu

People attend funeral prayers for the victims of an oil tanker explosion in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. | Photo Credit: Reuters. PTI. Lahore, July 03, 2017 16:48 IST. Updated: July 03, 2017 16:48 IST. more-in. The cause of the fire has not been made official ...and more »

Four more die in Bahawalpur tanker fire, pushing toll to 173 - The Nation

A doctor said Thursday four more victims of last week's oil tanker fire have died, raising the death toll to 173. Abdul Basit said the four men were among dozens of injured who were brought to a main government hospital in the city of Multan after an ...and more »

Bahawalpur tragedy: death toll rises to 190 - DAWN.com

The death toll from the Bahawalpur oil tanker explosion reached 190 on Friday, a government official said. Apart from the more than 150 killed immediately in the inferno, more than 100 people had suffered burn injuries in the incident which took place ...and more »

Nawaz, Shahbaz meet victims on Eid day - The News International

BAHAWALPUR: The death toll in the Ahmedpur East tragedy reached 170, as two more persons succumbed to their injuries on Wednesday. Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised an in-depth inquiry into the incident and Chief Minister Shahbaz ...and more »

As probe into fire tragedy begins, death toll rises - DAWN.com

BAHAWALPUR/MULTAN: As the death toll in Sunday's oil tanker fire near Ahmedpur Sharqia rose to 188 on Friday, the Punjab government's inquiry committee began a probe into the incident. Dawn learnt the four-member committee held a meeting at the office ...and more »

When poverty overpowers wisdom - The Nation

The tragic accident on National Highway near Bahawalpur in the early hours of Sunday, a day before Eidul Fitr , where an oil tanker overturned due to a burst tyre causing spillage of fuel on the adjacent fields, was as untimely as it was avoidable ...and more »

4 more die in Pakistani tanker fire, pushing toll to 173 - The Hindu

Pakistani rescue workers gather beside an oil tanker which caught fire following an accident on a highway near the town of Ahmedpur East, some 670 kilometres (416 miles) from Islamabad on June 25, 2017. | Photo Credit: AFP. AP. MULTAN, Pakistan , June ...and more »

Death toll from Bahawalpur oil tanker inferno climbs to 198 - Geo News, Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR/LAHORE: Two more victims of the Ahmedpur East oil tanker fire succumbed to injuries on Sunday afternoon, taking the death toll to 198. A total of four people passed away today, two at Jinnah Hospital in Lahore and two at Nishtar Hospital in ...and more »

Pakistan fuel tanker inferno death toll tops 200 - BBC News

The death toll from a lorry fire in Pakistan last week has risen sharply, with more than 200 people killed. The tanker carrying fuel burst into flames near Ahmedpur East on 25 June. Villagers had gathered, reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the ...and more »

Pakistan Fuel Tanker Explosion Kills More Than 150 People - The Inquisitr

On Sunday, a shocking series of events in the city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan left more than 150 people dead. An announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker stated that an overturned fuel tanker had sprung a leak, so dozens of villagers quickly grabbed ...and more »