Yousuf, the victim, said he suffered injuries to his head and back. “I have only had one operation so far,” he said. “All promises that the government made, it hasn’t fulfilled them. “Sheikh Rashid assured us that the government will not leave us [victims] alone till our treatment did not see its end. He gave us assurances and then left us alone. He didn’t even turn back to look after us once.”
Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Dost Muhammad Leghari on Wednesday revealed that the Tezgram inferno which killed over 70 passengers in October last year, occurred due to a short circuit in the kitchen. Leghari revealed that cylinder blast took place after the fire engulfed the coach. The chief executive officer revealed that this was brought to the attention of the railways ministry after an inquiry was conducted into the accident.