RAHIMYAR KHAN: Death toll from alleged cylinder explosion in Tezgam Express near Liaquatpur in the wee hours of Wednesday reached to 71.

As per details, the Tezgam Express was travelling from Karachi from Rawalpindi and caught fire near Liaquatpur area after an alleged cylinder explosion.

However, the district administration has confirmed that at least 71 people have been burned to death due to the explosion and several others are in critical state which might be a cause in a further increase of the death toll.