GUJRANWALA: The initial investigation report of the Gujranwala train accident has been sent to the Prime Minister, Aaj News reported.
The incident occurred when flash plates of the train broke, initial investigation revealed.
The investigation team has recorded accounts of the assistant driver, guard and passengers.
Heavy machinery to repair the railway track has reached the accident site. Once the bridge is repaired the debris from the river will be cleaned up.
PM Nawaz Sharif condoled with the families of the victims and directed the required departments to take care of medical aid of the victims. “We feel the pain of loosing these brave men who fought at our frontiers. In this hour of grief we stand together with the families of the deceased and injured.”
Cheif Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah and Cheif Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also expressed grief at the accident.
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