Pakistan train accident Today: In an unfortunate incident, as many as 30 people were killed after the Sir Syed Express train collided with a Millat Express between Reti and Daharki railway stations in Ghotki in Pakistan on Monday.
As per the reports, the Sir Syed Express train, which was heading towards Lahore collided with the Millat Express which was derailed while it was on the way to Sargodha from Karachi.
According to the Pakistan media, Ghotki Deputy Commissioner Usman Abdullah said that at least 30 people were killed in the train accident today while 50 others were injured.
Abdullah said that around 13 to 14 bogies were derailed while six to eight were “completely destroyed”. Ghotki Deputy Commissioner said that several passengers were trapped while the operation was a “challenge” for the officials.
Meanwhile, a medical camp was being established to provide medical aid to the injured people.
Likewise, the troops associated with Pakistan Rangers Sindh swung into the action and reached the spot to carry rescue operations.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed shock over the train accident in the Sindh area and even ordered a probe into the train collision incident.
“Shocked by the horrific train accident at Ghotki early this morning leaving 30 passengers dead. Have asked Railway Minister to reach site & ensure medical assistance to injured & support for families of the dead. Ordering comprehensive investigation into railway safety faultlines,” the Pakistan PM tweeted.
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