RAWALPINDI : (FOTOLINE) Sheikh Rashid said Train collision apparently occurred due to negligence


RAWALPINDI (FOTOLINE) : Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Thursday said the trains’ collision apparently occurred due to human negligence, and ordered to launch high-level investigations.
The federal minister expressed deep grief over the occurrence and said the incident scenes that are being shown on media are very painful.
Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said he had directed Railways GM and relevant authorities to reach the incident spot where rescue work was ongoing. The district administration has confirmed the death of nine persons, he added.
The Railways Minister announced Rs1.5 million for the families of the deceased and Rs3-5 lacs for the injured. He also directed the authorities to speed up the clearance operation.


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