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Six children among nine killed in Lodhran train-rickshaw collision

LODHRAN: Nine people including six children were killed when a Qingqi rickshaw collided with a train in Lodhran on Friday morning, ARY News reported.

Sources said that the driver of the rickshaw — filled with school children — did not see the approaching Hazara Express due to fog and the railway crossing also did not close after which it collided with the train.

At least nine people which — included six children — lost their lives whereas 10 others, including the rickshaw driver, were wounded in the train-rickshaw collision.

Residents of the area gathered at the scene and launched the relief work and shifted the wounded persons to a hospital.

Heart-wrenching scenes were witnessed when the family members of the deceased children arrived at the scene.



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