15 die as Karachi-Lahore train collides with bus
SHEIKHUPURA: At least 15 people were killed and ten others injured in a collision between a Karachi-Lahore train and a coaster on Friday in Sheikhupura.
According to details, a coaster bus carrying Sikh yatrees rammed into a train at a railway crossing near Sacha Soda. The incident took place at the railway crossing without a barrier.
District Police Officer Sheikhupura Ghazi Salahuddin said 15 Sikh pilgrims died as the train travelling towards Lahore from Karachi collided with the bus near Farooqabad railway station.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the train accident in Sheikhupura.
He directed to provide best possible medical treatment to those injured in the accident.
President Arif Alvi has also expressed grief and sorrow over the train accident.
The bodies have been shifted to hospital for medico legal formalities, while the injured have been provided medical asisstance.