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Pakistan train fire: Investigators to look at braking system

Pakistan train fire: Investigators to look at braking system

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Investigators will be looking at the braking system of a train that caught fire in Pakistan, killing 74 people.Survivors have said they pulled emergency cords in an effort to notify the train's conductor but that the train continued to speed down the tracks for nearly 20 minutes. Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan has ordered an urgent investigation into the incident. Image: The blaze destroyed three of the train's carriages after a cooking stove exploded The fire ripped through three carriages as the train travelled through eastern Punjab province near the town of Liaquatpur.It started after a gas cooking stove exploded and set other gas cylinders alight, said deputy railways commissioner Jamil Ahmed. ...
Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsAfghanistan 227-9 (50 overs): Afghan 42, Najibullah 42, Shaheen 4-47Pakistan 230-7 (49.4 overs): Wasim 49*, Babar 45, Nabi 2-23Pakistan won by three wicketsScorecard; Table; SchedulePakistan survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by three wickets with two balls remaining in a thriller at Headingley that moves Sarfaraz Ahmed's side above England in the race for a World Cup semi-final spot.Chasing 228 for victory, Pakistan fell to 81-3 and 156-6 as Afghanistan turned the screw and, with 48 needed fro...
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Edgbaston, BirminghamNew Zealand 237-6 (50 overs): Neesham 97*, Shaheen 3-28Pakistan 241-4 (49.1 overs): Babar 101*, Haris 68Pakistan win by six wicketsScorecard; Table; Schedule.Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand.Babar Azam's 101 saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Afridi had ripped through New Zealand's top order.Jimmy Neesham's unbeaten 97 had given New Zealan...
India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma’s 140 sets up victory for Virat Kohli’s side

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Old TraffordIndia 336-5 (50 overs): Rohit 140, Kohli 77, Amir 3-47Pakistan 212-6 (40 overs): Fakhar 62, Babar 48, Shankar 2-22India won by 89 runs (DLS method)Scorecard; Table; ScheduleIndia continued their World Cup dominance over rivals Pakistan with a rain-affected 89-run victory as a highly anticipated match came to a strange end at Old Trafford.Pakistan, chasing 337, collapsed to 166-6 before a rain delay saw their target revised to another 136 runs required from 30 balls - a near-impossible task.India, who ...