A spokesman for the Pakistan railways while expressing grief over the tragic accident said that the railways pays RS 1.5 million to each victim of the train accident.
“The injured passengers will get an quantity ranging among Rs50,000 to Rs300,000 based on the wounds they had suffered,” He said adding that the system to acquire information of the injured and lifeless have been initiated on an instantaneous foundation.
Detailing the incident in advance, Pakistan railways spokesperson stated that the Millat specific left Daharki railway station at 3:28 am on Monday morning and the derailment of the train from Sukkur became suggested at 3:43 am.
“The bogies of Millat express at some point of the derailment moved from the up track to the down track,” the spokesperson stated in a assertion.
“Unwell-fated Sir Syed explicit passed through the Reti region at 3:38 am”, in step with the spokesperson. “The driving force carried out emergency brakes and tried to prevent sir syed express but it rammed with the derailed bogies of the millat explicit,” the railway spokesperson stated.
“The relief train reached Daharki at 6:45am in the morning,” a railway spokesman added.
It is to be noted here that as a minimum 120 people misplaced their lives and 80 others sustained accidents as sir syed explicit educate collided with Millat specific among Reti and Daharki railway stations in Ghotki district of Sindh.
Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid, former railways minister, said the track where the accident occurred was built in the 1880s and described it as “a shambles”.
A senior police official said he had already warned authorities about the “dangerous condition” of the tracks and carriages.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said he was “shocked” by the accident and promised a full inquiry.
In line with the railways’ officials, the coincidence took place whilst sargodha-sure sir syed specific collided with millat express that turned into already present on the song after the derailment, assets stated.