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Countrywide train operations resumed after brief interruption: Minister

KARACHI: Countrywide train operations resumed on Sunday morning after the authorities accede to some demands of drivers' association, providing relief to thousands of stranded passengers at various railway stations across the country, ARY News reported. On late Saturday night, the Train Drivers Welfare Association announced an unanticipated strike to meet their demands bringing countrywide railway operations to a halt. ریلوے کا پہیہ جام کرنے کی کوشش ناکام بنا دی گئی ھے - ریلویز کا پسنجر آپریشن پوری طرح بحال ھو چکا ھے…

10 injured in truck, bus collision in Lahore

LAHORE: Following a catastrophic train mishap, in another incident a truck collided with a passenger bus here on Tuesday morning leaving 10 people injured, ARY News reported. According to the rescue sources, the mishap took place in Shera Kot area near Lahore. The injured have been transferred at Mian Munshi hospital of Lahore, reports said. The sources said that the road crash could be result of negligence however they were not sure whose negligence it could be. Police is investigating the cause of the collision by…

Sheikhupura: Two die, 10 hurt as Karachi-bound train collides with oil tanker

SHEIKHUPURA: At least two people died and 10 others injured when a Karachi-bound train caught fire after collision with an oil tanker here on late Monday night, ARY News reported. Train driver and Assistant driver died in result of the mishap. The deceased were identified as Abdul Latif and Abdul Hameed. According to Railway officials, Shalimar Express left for Karachi from Lahore at 11:20 PM last night, collided with an oil tanker parked on track near Hiran Minar town of Sheikhpura district. As result of collision,…

Six injured as Karachi-bound train catches fire near Sheikhupura

SHEIKHUPURA: A Karachi-bound train caught fire near Sheikhupura after a collision with an oil tanker late on Monday night, ARY News reported. Six of the passengers were injured while others were rescued safely by rescue agencies from the night coach, Shalimar Express. The train left from Lahore and was about to reach Karachi. Sources say that the incident occurred due to negligence of railway personnel as the level-crossing remained opened which led to the accident. Driver of the oil tanker is under-arrest. About eight…

Train-car collision in Gojra leaves six dead

GOJRA: Six people of the same family were killed on Sunday when their car collided with a express train near Gojra in district Toba Tek Singh, ARY News reported. The incident happened the car driver attempted to cross the railway track at a unmarked crossing when it collided with the incoming Shalimar Express. The car was completely flattened in the accident. The dead include a woman, child and four men. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif  has expressed profound grief and sorrow over loss of human lives in the…