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Sadiqabad train accident: PM Imran offers condolence to families of victims

Sadiqabad train accident: PM Imran offers condolence to families of victims
Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan offered condolences to the victims of a collision incident between two trains near Sadiqabad.

At least 11 people were killed and dozens were injured as Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with a freight train at Walhar Railway Station earlier in the morning today.

In a statement on Twitter, Prime Minister Khan wrote, “Saddened to learn of [the] train accident in Sadiqabad. My condolences to the victims’ families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured.”


Taking action on the incident, he said, “[I] Have asked [the] Railways Minister to take emergency steps to counter decades of neglect of railway infrastructure & ensure safety standards.”

Following the dreadful accident, the rail traffic has been suspended and, Business Express and Karachi Express have been stopped at different stations.