Pakistan: 29 people dead after a bus collides with a devout Sikh

Pakistan: 29 people dead after a bus collides with a devout Sikh
In Pakistan's Punjab province, 29 people died when a mini bus collided with a train on Friday. Most of the dead were Sikh devotees. Officials said the Shah Hussain Express going from Karachi to Lahore collided with a mini bus at an unmanned crossing at Farrukhabad at 1.30 pm. Sikh devotees were boarding the bus.

The place where the accident occurred is about 60 km from Lahore. Empty Trust Property Board (ETPB) spokesman Aamir Hashmi said at least 29 people died in the accident. Most of them were Pakistani Sikhs.

On the spot, the administration and first responders and rescuers reached the injured and took him to the hospital. The injured have been admitted to the local hospital for treatment. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan regretted the accident. He directed the authorities to treat the injured and said that no treatment should be taken in their treatment.

An official said that the Shah Hussain Express passenger train from Karachi to Lahore collided with the bus that was going to Sheikhupura at the crossing. Sikh devotees boarding the bus were returning to the Gurudwara Sacha Sauda. He was going somewhere to participate in religious rituals.

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