Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani was hearing a petition filed by Riaz Hanif Rahi, the president of Jurist Foundation, seeking an independent inquiry into Tezgam train inferno.
Tezgam train fire
The Islamabad High Court sought the reply from the federation and railways' ministry for submission of an inquiry report of Tezgam Express train fire incident.
In line with the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Federal Government Inspector of Railways (FGIR) Dost Ali Laghari has been appointed as inquiry officer into Tezgam fire incident.
LAHORE: A thorough probe into Thursday's fire in three bogies of Tezgam train in Liaquatpur that killed at least 74 people and wounded 40 others would begin on Nov 8, reported ARY News. Federal Government Inspector Railways (FGIR) Dost Ali Leghari would carry out the investigation at the office of the Multan divisional superintendent on Nov 8 and 9. He will also visit the Mirpurkhas railway station on Nov 12 to record statements. A spokesperson for the railway department asked public to share information, if they have…
Sobbing family crowded an official building in Mirpurkhas overnight as the first bodies covered in white cloth began arriving by ambulance from the scene of the disaster.