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At least 43 people died after a massive fire broke out in a factory in Anaj Mandi area on Rani Jhansi Road here on Sunday morning, police said.

A case has been registered under Section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code against building owner Rehan, who had absconded after the fire broke out.

The death toll in Anaj Mandi fire at Rani Jhansi Road has risen to 43. Around 62 people were taken out from the building that caught fire in the wee hours

Deputy Fire Chief Officer Sunil Choudhary said: "A fire broke out in a 600 sq feet plot. It was very dark inside. It is a factory where school bags, bottles and other materials were kept."

Suresh allegedly doused Reddy with kerosene and set her ablaze today afternoon. He then later set himself ablaze in the same manner.

Kempczinski described himself in the press release as "committed to upholding our rich heritage of serving our customers and driving value for our shareholders and other stakeholders."

Tezgam Express, was on its way to Rawalpindi from Karachi when the fire broke out, destroying 3 of train's carriages, including two economy class carriages and 1 business class carriage at Liaquatpur

"Two cooking stoves blew up. They were cooking, they had (cooking) oil which added fuel to fire," Geo News quoted Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed, as saying. He also said that the rescue operation is underway with the efforts to restore the railway line.

The incident took place in the wee hours when the three coaches of in Karachi-Rawalpindi Tezgam express train caught fire. The train was en route for Lahore from Karachi.

No casualties were reported since no person was present at the site of the incident, fire brigade officer Vishnu Avhad said.