BAHAWALPUR: The our bodies of one hundred twenty five victims of Bahawalpur oil tanker hearth, who’re but to be recognized by way of DNA tests, have been laid to relaxation in Ramzan Joiya village, Ahmed Pur East, on Tuesday night.
The relations of the victims and an enormous variety of locals provided mixed funeral prayers of the deceased, after one hundred twenty five our bodies have been delivered to Ramzan Joiya village from Bahawal Victoria Hospital (BVH).
Residents made preparations for prayers and dug up 200 graves in Nazirabad graveyard.
The funeral prayers have been held at a cotton manufacturing unit near the grave website.
Round one thousand safety personnel have been deployed on the website of prayers, to stop any untoward incident.
Earlier, BVH emergency providers director, Amir Bukhari, stated our bodies of 24 victims had been handed over to the households of the deceased after their profitable identification.
He stated that a complete of one hundred twenty five our bodies couldn’t be recognized.
“The DNA samples of the remaining our bodies have been taken to assist in their identification and the method might take 9-10 days,” Bukhari stated.
Locals additionally complained of no assist from the federal government within the digging of graves, saying they confronted problem in buying vital instruments, structural materials because the markets are closed owing to Eid.
In the meantime, the demise toll from the tragic incident rose to 158 on Tuesday night, after one other injured of the incident succumbed to his wounds.
In response to well being sources, 126 individuals have been killed on the spot whereas 32 died later throughout remedy inside two days after the crashed oil tanker caught hearth Sunday morning in Bahawalpur’s Ahmedpur East tehsil.
The police additionally registered a case towards the driving force, proprietor and supervisor of the oil tanker.
Following the registration of the case at Saddar police station, the driving force surrendered himself to the police after which he was taken to an undisclosed location for questioning. The driving force has been recognized as Gul Mohammad.
On Monday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif additionally introduced to carry an inquiry into the incident and declared that the federal government has made a coverage determination to offer jobs to the injured in addition to relations of the deceased.
The premier, alongside Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, was holding a press convention throughout a go to to the location of the accident.
Chief of Military Employees Common Qamar Javed Bajwa additionally visited these injured within the tragedy at Nishtar Hospital, Multan on Monday.
Pakistan has an appalling report of deadly visitors accidents on account of poor roads, badly maintained automobiles and reckless driving.
A minimum of sixty two individuals together with ladies and youngsters have been killed in Karachi in 2015 when their bus collided with an oil tanker, beginning a fierce blaze that left victims burnt past recognition.
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