SHEIKHUPURA: Not less than two folks had been killed and 6 injured as Shalimar Specific – a Karachi-bound passenger prepare, collided with an oil tanker resulting in an enormous explosion within the wee hours of Tuesday, confirmed DCO Tariq Akram.
He claimed that the oil tanker`s break failed moments earlier than the prepare collided with it, nonetheless, opposite to the DCO`s claims, in keeping with DSP Khalid Gujjar the accident occurred as a railway crossing`s barrier was left opened.
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Federal Railway Minister Khuwaja Saad Rafique has confirmed Geo Information that driver of the prepare has succumbed to his accidents. He mentioned that the accident occurred as excel of the oil tanker malfunctioned.
DS Railway knowledgeable that Driver Abdul Lateef and Assistant Driver Abdul Hameed misplaced their lives on this incident.
“One engine and three bogies had been severely affected by the accident. We’ve got dispatched an alternate prepare from Lahore to take the passengers to Karachi.”
“The accident occurred due to the oil tanker driver`s hurriedness,” he claimed.” I’ll give additional info on accident after the aid operation.”
The motive force was instantly arrested by the native Police authorities.
In the meantime, the injured passengers have been shifted to DHQ Hospital.
Based on sources, 4 fireplace brigade autos doused off the hearth after greater than two hours.
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