SADIQABAD: The death toll of the horrific railway accident following a collision between Quetta bound Akbar Express and a freight train at Walhar Railway Station has risen to 21, authorities said. At least 79 people were injured in the incident.
The accident took place around 4:15 am, when Akbar Express hit a parked freight train at the Walhar Railway Station, resulting in the death of 11 passengers and wounds to 60 others.
Getting the information, the rescue teams have reached the spot and currently, the rescue operation was underway.
Injured persons were shifted to the hospitals of Sadiqabad and Rahim Yar Khan where an emergency has been declared.