A passenger bus hits by a train while trying to cross railway crossing in Sindh province of Pakistan. In this accident, 20 people died and many others injured.
Sukkur Commissioner Shafiq Ahmed Mahesar said that at least 20 people died in this accident. And the death toll expected to increase due to the critical condition of many injured. He said, ‘We have admitted at least 60 injured to hospitals in Rohri and Sukkur.’
Pakistan Train Accident
The accident occurred at the Kandhra railway crossing near Rohri railway station when the 45 Up Pakistan Express train going from Rawalpindi to Karachi collided with a passenger bus. Jamil Ahmed, a senior police officer from Sukkur, said, “The bus was going from Sukkur to Punjab, and more than 50 passengers were in it”. He said, ‘It was a terrible accident. The train hit the bus so hard that the bus broke into three pieces.
Ahmed said that after the collision, the bus moved about 150 to 200 feet with the train. Rescue officials said that some people died on the spot, while some died on the way to the hospital.
Commissioner Shafiq Ahmed said that the injured. Including women and children have admitted to hospitals in Rohri and Sukkur. He said, “This is a major accident, and all the administrative and police officers are reaching the accident site. It unmanned railway crossing in Pakistan, and unfortunately, the bus driver took the risk of crossing the crossing when the train is coming at a fast speed.”
Bus Collision At Railway Crossing
Sukkur District Health Officer Dr Munir Mangario told that 13 bodies have sent to Rohri Hospital and other agencies to Sukkur Hospitals, the dead included five women and nine men. According to a person of Pakistan Railways, the bus driver is responsible for this accident. He said that the train engine damaged and the assistant driver injured in the accident. A horrific train accident took place in East Punjab province.
Let us tell you that in July last year. There was a horrific train accident in East Punjab province of Pakistan. Was a collision in the passenger train and goods train coming at high speed. There were 14 deaths and 79 injured. Radio Pakistan had said that the Akbar Express collided with a freight train parked at the Valhar railway station in Sadiqabad tehsil of Punjab province.
According to the media report, the goods train was standing in the loop line at the station. At the same time, the passenger train went on the wrong track instead of running on the mainline. Omar Salamat, District Police Officer (DPO) of Rahim Yar Khan said that clearance work was going on on the track.