Driver, Assistant die as Express train hits standing goods train

KARACHI: Lahore bound Business Express train hit a standing goods train in the rear at Ranpathani Railway station some 60 km off here on Tuesday afternoon that resulted in death of Business train’s driver Rafique and his assistant Zakir Hussain Pakistan Railways officials here said.

The engine and some bogeys of the Business train also derailed.

On receipt of the information, Pakistan Railways teams and other rescue teams rushed to the spot.

The work for clearing of the track damaged in the incident is being carried out the Railways officials said. An official inquiry into the accident will also be carried out.

Source: APP