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Pakistan train fire death toll rises to 46

The death toll from a huge fire in a passenger train from Pakistan due to a cooking gas cooker has climbed to 46 near the city of Liaquatpur in southern Punjab.

Rescue workers and firefighters were working to extinguish the flame on the train, which has been led toward Rawalpindi from Karachi.

Officials say the fire broke out Thursday when a few passengers were planning breakfast to the speeding train in breach of principles.