In accordance with a joint report, the motive force of Akbar Categorical didn’t cease prepare regardless of seeing a pink sign. Each drivers of the prepare jumped exterior from engine earlier than prepare ramped right into a freight prepare.
An preliminary report reveals that over dashing, negligence of the motive force had been the primary causes behind the Sadiqabad prepare accident.
The accident occurred round 4:15 am on Thursday when Akbar Categorical hit a parked freight prepare on the Walhar Railway Station, mentioned report.
The report additional mentioned that the prepare driver may have rescued the accident if he would’ve pressed emergency brakes.
The demise toll of the horrific railway accident following a collision between Quetta sure Akbar Categorical and a freight prepare at Walhar Railway Station has risen to 24, authorities mentioned.
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As extra our bodies are being recovered from the rubble and wounded passengers succumbing to accidents, the variety of deaths continues to extend.
In the meantime, Deputy Commissioner Rahim Yar Khan Jameel Ahmed has established a management room to supply essential data to the sufferer households. The numbers of the management room are 068-9230109 and 0300-9402579.
Sheikh Rasheed had introduced that 1.5 million rupees can be given as compensation for every deceased, 500,000 rupees every to critically injured and 200,000 rupees to every who acquired minor accidents.